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Title: Catch a Wave!!
Description: This activity provides a quick and easy way to prove light travels in waves. Students will observe how light travels through filters placed at various angles and discuss how the observed effects of the filters can explain the theory that light travels in waves. 
Key Words: Exploring the Wave Properties of Light 
Grade Level: 6th, 7th, 8th 
Subject: Science 
 polarizing light activity plan.doc

Teacher's Request: I am trying to explain to my students about the wave-like properties of light. they had a really hard time understanding this concept, so I would like an activity that emphasizes or demonstrates this point for future classes.


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