Light travels and maintains its direction until it interacts with an object or moves from one medium to another and then it can be reflected, refracted, or absorbed.
I Can Statements:
●I can explain certain characteristics of light. ● I can describe how light behaves when it hits different objects. ● I can describe how light behaves when it passes through different objects. ● I can explain how an object’s temperature is affected when light interacts with it. ● I can describe the colors that make up white light. ● I can explain how light affects the colors we see.
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● What are characteristics of light and how does it normally behave? ● How can we describe the movement of light as it passes through different substances? ● How do lenses bend light in specific ways? ● What colors make up white light? ● Why do we see certain colors?