Illuminations: Light in the Ocean

In the first lesson, students make a conjecture about how the intensity of light changes as a function of the depth of the ocean.

A video clip is used to prompt thinking, and students propose a graph that represents light intensity vs. depth.


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Science Topics
Light & Colors, Oceanography, Physics
Math Topics
Algebra & Pre-Algebra
High School, Educator
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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