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Standard 5.2 ~ Sound - Study Guide and Resources
The student will investigate and understand how sound is transmitted and is used as a means of communication.

Key concepts include:
• frequency, waves, wavelength, vibration;
• the ability of different media (solids, liquids, and gases) to transmit sound; and
• uses and applications (voice, sonar, animal sounds, and musical instruments).

Standard 5.3 ~ Light
The student will investigate and understand basic characteristics of visible light and how it behaves.

Key concepts include:
• the visible spectrum and light waves;
• refraction of light through water and prisms;
• reflection of light from reflective surfaces (mirrors);
• opaque, transparent, and translucent; and
• historical contributions in understanding light.

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Ch. 8 - Light and Sound
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Last updated  2009/08/23 14:56:46 EDTHits  6533