This complete unit will help you cover transmission, absorption, reflection, and refraction of waves in your middle school science class!
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A standards aligned unit to help you cover NGSS MS PS4-2 and Utah SEEd 8.2.5.
It contains a variety of different activities to help you fully cover these standards!
Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.NGSS MS PS4-2
Develop and use a model to describe the structure of waves and how they are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials. Emphasize both light and mechanical waves. Examples could include drawings, simulations, and written descriptions of light waves through a prism, mechanical waves through gas vs. liquids vs. solids, or sound waves through different mediums.Utah SEEd 8.2.5
This is a LARGE unit containing lots of activities.
It includes a PowerPoint slide show, a strategic note taking guide, two informational text passages, two labs, response pages, interactive notebook folds, a quiz, and answer keys for everything!
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This unit made the concepts so easy to understand and the students loved illustrating them in the labs. Great all around unit.Shelob L.
I loved this unit on waves. Great information and a nice mix of activities. Reading passages and slide show were awesome and the students loved the lab!Edith J.
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