ERIC Number: ED115511
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: N/A
Light: Teacher's Curriculum Guide for the Thirteen-College Curriculum Program.
George, Aleyamma; Ragland, Leon
This booklet is a teacher's manual in a series of booklets that make up the core of a Physical Science course designed for the freshman year of college and used by teachers in the 27 colleges participating in the Thirteen College Curriculum Program. This program is a curriculum revision project in support of 13 predominantly Negro colleges and reflects educational research in the area of disadvantaged youth. This unit approaches the topic of light by reviewing historical theories of light and waves and wave-particle duality. Geometrical optics is discussed in terms of reflection, refraction, and instruments which utilize light, such as the camera and the microscope. Physical optics is discussed in terms of color, interference, and diffraction. Experiments are provided to illustrate the major concepts. (MLH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Institute for Services to Education, Inc., Washington, DC.