A brief description of the concepts is provided in each box. Many questions utilize charts, diagrams, photographs and data included in the module. In most questions students are expected to reach conclusions based on the figures and data.

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Investigation #22: Light and Other Forms of Electromagnetic Radiation
  • Wave model concepts
  • Wave equation relationships using a nomograph relating wavelength and frequency
  • Photon model applications
  • Inverse Square Law for intensity
  • Roemer's method of determining the speed of light
  • Basic introduction to Laws of Refraction and Reflection
  • Atmospheric transparency across the spectrum
  • Polarization
  • "Why is the sky blue?"
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