This Waves, Sound, and Light unit will help students understand the world around them through inquiry and hands-on experimentation. The major concepts covered will be waveforms, measures of a wave, interference, reflection, standing waves, refraction, diffraction, Doppler shift, bow/shock waves, sound transmission, wave speed, loudness and pitch, resonance, beats, electromagnetic spectrum, speed of light, luminous bodies, transparent materials, color, pigments, shadows, polarization, mirrors, images, lenses, and the eyeball. The unit takes 5-6 weeks, averaging 45 minutes a day if meeting 5 days/week. The unit is stand alone and/or could be used to accompany a number of texts.

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The folder contains contains all relevant instructional materials for the Hands-on Waves, Sound, and Light Unit.
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This folder contains review games, labwork, notes, and quizzes / tests that follows a standard Physical Science: Waves, Sound, and Light unit.
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