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Light Wave Behaviors

Grades: 9-12
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In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn about the properties of light and how light behaves when it encounters matter. Animations and diagrams ...

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This media asset was adapted from Mission Science: "Wave Behaviors"/NASA.


Adapted from Mission Science: "Wave Behaviors"/NASA. Images courtesy of the Science Mission Directorate/NASA; ESA/NASA/JPL-Caltech; NASA-HQ-GRIN; NASA/Goddard; NASA/GSFC/LaRC/JPL, MISR Team;Marit Jentoft-Nilsen/NASA; andthe University of Chicago Library’s Special Collections Research Center, Yerkes Observatory.

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