This product is intended for junior/intermediate students.
In Ontario, Light and Sound are taught in grade 4 and the unit was developed with this in mind. It is however, easily adaptable to older grades.
The unit contains plans for 8 lessons (11 teaching periods), a unit test (with answer key) and a culminating task.
The lessons are varied but are intended to engage students with real life applications of light and sound.
Topics Covered within the unit include:
Light and Sound Safety
Uses of Light and Sound
Natural & Artificial sources of light
Light and Heat
Basic Properties of Sound
Reflection and Refraction of Light
Colour and Light
Sound in the World
Skills developed throughout the unit:
Environmental Stewardship and Social Justice