Light

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Turn on the lights about science! Fascinating information and experiments help show why light is the most important form of energy. Simple, clear explanations describe how we see things around us, how light bends, and how we can split light rays into colors. Fun experiments include how to make a pinhole camera and a periscope.

Presents activities that demonstrate how light works in our everyday lives. History boxes feature the scientists who made significant ...

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Overview

Turn on the lights about science! Fascinating information and experiments help show why light is the most important form of energy. Simple, clear explanations describe how we see things around us, how light bends, and how we can split light rays into colors. Fun experiments include how to make a pinhole camera and a periscope.

Presents activities that demonstrate how light works in our everyday lives. History boxes feature the scientists who made significant discoveries in the field of light.

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The "Science Alive" series offers young readers an up-close and personal look into the world of light. Easy-to-read text is cleverly placed to draw the reader inside this scientific realm. Colorful photographs, diagrams and sidebars enhance the clear and concise information. Readers will discover laws of reflection, Isaac Newton's contributions to field, how a camera works and the mystery of some optical illusions. Young scientists will enjoy the hands-on activities such as making a kaleidoscope and bending light. This clever resource is sure to inspire as well as instruct. A useful glossary and index are aids to understanding. This is a good resource for the home or school library. 2002, Crabtree Publishing,
— Sue Reichard <%ISBN%>0778706060
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  • ISBN-13: 9780778706069
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 10/28/2001
  • Series: Science Alive! Series
  • Edition description: ILLUSTRATE
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 9 - 10 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.50 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Why is my reflection moving away? 4
I can bend light! 8
Wonder of light 12
Nothing escapes my eyes! 16
How does a camera take pictures? 20
The colorful kaleidoscope 24
I cannot believe my eyes! 28
Glossary and index 32
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