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ERIC Number: EJ1130946
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Shadows Constructing a Relationship between Light and Color Pigments by Physical and Mathematical Perspectives
Yurumezoglu, Kemal; Karabey, Burak; Koyunkaya, Melike Yigit
Physics Education, v52 n2 Article 025008 Mar 2017
Full shadows, partial shadows and multilayer shadows are explained based on the phenomenon of the linear dispersion of light. This paper focuses on progressing the understanding of shadows from physical and mathematical perspectives. A significant relationship between light and color pigments is demonstrated with the help of the concept of sets. This integration of physical and mathematical reasoning not only manages an operational approach to the concept of shadows, it also outputs a model that can be used in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) curricula by providing a concrete and physical example for abstract concept of the empty set.
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Language: English
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