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The Wonders of Light

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Rainbow glassesIn The Wonders of Light you will:

  • SPLIT SUNLIGHT into all the colors of the rainbow.
  • Solve the MYSTERIESof bending light!
  • Investigate amazing KALEIDOSCOPIC reflections!
  • Transform the night into hundreds of colored lights with RAINBOW GLASSES.
  • Experience the EERIE GLOW of chemical light.
  • and MANY MORE!

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The Wonders of Light comes with 32 experiments in 16 hands-on lessons, a parent guide and all the other materials needed for the lessons. There is enough equipment for two children working together, or more if they take turns.

These lessons were tested at School Works Learning Center with homeschooled students in grades 3-8. The students loved them.

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Microscopic Explorations, Insects & Light is the original homeschool program from which The Wonders of Light was taken. Follow this link to see it

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TABLE OF CONTENTS FOR THE WONDERS OF LIGHT

1) Through the Looking Glass - Explore how mirrors reverse images.
2)
Carnival Mirrors
- Discover how curved mirrors change your reflection.
3)
Two Mirror Magic
- Construct a mirror that will NOT reverse your image!
4)
Mirror Maze
- Use mirrors to direct light through a maze. [ See a Laser Maze ]
5) The Mysterious Light-Bending box - Explore intriguing light-bending effects.
6)
Now You See It . . . Now You Don't!
- More amazing refraction experiments.
7)
Water Drops and Other Lenses
- Find out what makes a lens a lens.
8)
Moving Pictures
- Make a projector with a simple lens.
9) Fire from the Sun - Focus rays of sunlight to do a small wood burning project.
10) Catch a Rainbow - Use a water prism to make many rainbows.
11)
Rainbow Glasses
- Discover the beauty hidden in ordinary lights. [see this lesson]
12)
Bubble Colors
- Where do the colors in soap bubbles come from?
13)
Invisible Colors
- See the effects of ultraviolet light.
14)
Polarized Light
- Use amazing filters to investigate polarized light.
15) Amazing Polarization Experiments - Create fascinating, changing designs and pictures.
16)
The Eerie Glow of Phosphorescence
- Investigate glow-in-the-dark effects.

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LIGHT EQUIPMENT

Everything you need is included in the kit:

Student Lesson Book & Parent Guide [See a Sample Lesson]
Two Mirrors & Mirror Stands
Neon Index Cards Acrylic Water Prism (Refraction Box)
Double Lens Magnifier
Two Large Craft Sticks Straws, Dixie Cups & Penny
Two pairs of Rainbow Glasses (Diffraction Gratings)
Bubble Solution & Wand
Ultraviolet
Light Sensitive Beads
Two Regular Polarizing Filters
One Small Polarizing Filter
Polarizing Cellophane Tape
Acetate Sheet
Two Glow-In-The-Dark Star shapes
Chemiluminescent
Lightstick

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