ERIC Number: ED479315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Light. Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It.
Robertson, William C.
This book is designed to help teachers bolster their content knowledge by focusing on specific science concepts regarding the topic of light. The book covers three scientific models of light and discusses the observations that can be explained by each model. Chapters include: (1) "LightN-The Early Years"; (2) "Colorful Waves"; (3) "Focus, People, Focus"; (4) "Not-So-Cheap Sunglasses"; (5) "When Light Waves Collide"; (6) "All about Eyeballs"; and (7) "Fire the Photon Torpedoes, Mr. Sulu!" (MVL)
Descriptors: Knowledge Base for Teaching, Light, Misconceptions, Physics, Science Activities, Science Education
NSTA Press, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000. Web site: www.nsta.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.