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written by Joseph P. Straley
This is an online physics course on light and optics designed for elementary and middle school teachers. The course covers ray optics, the spectrum, mirrors and lenses, and energy. This is one of several courses designed to provide professional development opportunities that address national and state science standards and requirements for  teacher quality. This work has received support by the Department of Education (FIPSE).
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- Color
- Geometrical Optics
- Middle School
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
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- Laboratory
- New teachers
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© 2004 Joseph Straley
teacher development
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J. Straley, (2004), WWW Document, (http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/xtra/lights.htm).
J. Straley, The Virtual Course on Light (2004), <http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/xtra/lights.htm>.
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Straley, J. (2005, February 8). The Virtual Course on Light. Retrieved June 12, 2024, from http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/xtra/lights.htm
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Straley, Joseph P.. The Virtual Course on Light. February 8, 2005. http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/xtra/lights.htm (accessed 12 June 2024).
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Straley, Joseph P.. The Virtual Course on Light. 2004. 8 Feb. 2005. 12 June 2024 <http://www.pa.uky.edu/sciworks/xtra/lights.htm>.
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@misc{ Author = "Joseph P. Straley", Title = {The Virtual Course on Light}, Volume = {2024}, Number = {12 June 2024}, Month = {February 8, 2005}, Year = {2004} }
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