Optics with Light and Color


[Students with equipment]

[Optics with Light and Color guide]

Investigate first-hand the light spectrum, lenses and mirror, real and virtual images, constructive and destructive interference, polarization, color theory, and much more! Optics with Light and Color brings flexibility and portability to your study of light and optics with large, battery operated light sources. It includes three LED lights, laser, light holders, colored filters, lenses, mirrors, diffraction grating glasses, and more. Requires two AA batteries per light (not included).

Concepts Covered

  • Color
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Lenses
  • Light
  • Magnification
  • Measurement
  • Optics
  • Polarization
  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Vision

NGSS Connections

Optics with Light and Color addresses the following performance expectations:

  • MS-PS4-2
  • HS-PS4-1,
  • HS-PS4-3
  • HS-PS4-5

Investigations

  • 6 Level A
  • 8 Level B
  • 4 Level C
Part Number Description Order Online
1510079 Optics with Light and Color Full Module
Includes 1 Teacher’s Guide, Curiosity Place Access, Exploros Access, 1 Equipment Unit
1510080 Optics with Light and Color Full Classroom Package
Includes 1 Teacher’s Guide, Curiosity Place Access, Exploros Access, 6 Equipment Units
792-1650 Optics with Light and Color Equipment Only