Combine, in a unique way, portion cups and clear plastic strips to create a portable, microscope that uses a drop of water for a lens.
Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.
Develop & use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials. [Both light & mechanical waves. ] ||Next Generation Science Standards||Middle School||Physical Science||Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
6.d. How simple lenses are used in a magnifying glass, the eye, camera, telescope, and microscope.||CA Science||Grade 7||06. Physical Science: Physical Principles in Living Systems||6. Physical principles underlie biological structures and functions.|||6.f. Light interacts with matter by transmission (including refraction), absorption, or scattering (including reflection).||CA Science||Grade 7||06. Physical Science: Physical Principles in Living Systems||6. Physical principles underlie biological structures and functions.
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