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From: Nina Vehslage (nvehslage@btownccs.k12.in.us)
Date: Mon Feb 03 2003 - 14:46:00 EST

The addition of light bulbs and fluorescent bulbs is a great idea to tap into what the students already knows a little about and then build from there. I will add this to my classroom also. Since I also teach physics, I do more with light at that level as far as how our eye sees color and light, colors from addition and colors from subrtraction.
Nina Vehslage
Brownstown Central High
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  From: tfalcone@comcast.net
  To: channel-talkchemistry@learner.org
  Sent: Saturday, February 01, 2003 11:32 AM
  Subject: [Channel-talkchemistry] workshop II ideas

  We found out this year that our students could not understand light at all. We had a pre-questionnaire in which we asked them about radiowaves, how their eyes perceived light, colors, etc. Once we had them fill out the questionnaire we talked about light and straightened out their many misconceptions. Then we edited our old flame lab to include examples of lightbulbs and fluorescent bulbs and even looked at some spectral images of different stars and the absorption and emission lines. It made them get the lab much better.


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