This e-book is specifically designed to meet the STEM requirements. This module presents projects and explorations in Light. As with all STEM based curriculum it incorporates open-ended enquiry, and is completely project based.
Aimed at lower elementary, this curriculum contains explorations for each level, prompting children to have in-depth conversations based on a spiraled set of explorations.
The accompanying teacher's notes/manual is carefully designed to give enough information and guidance in how to present the lesson that teachers immediately feel comfortable in presenting the fundamental concepts.
Included here are the teacher’s notes and direct links to the experiments. Concepts touched on are as follows:
• Properties of Light
• I Spy
• Light Communication - STEM Project
• Light Spectrum
• Mixing Pigments
• Stained Glass
• Mixing Pigment vs. Mixing Light - STEM Project
• Optical Inverstion
• Sound Waves
• Why is the Sky Blue?
• Sundials - STEM Project