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Video Lesson: Trick of The Light 1: Rainbows

Video Lesson

Subject
Physics

Description of the video lesson
Upon completion of this lesson, students should be able to:
- Describe the phenomena from a macroscopic point of view, soliciting the students’ background knowledge
- Understand rainbows, how they are formed and types of rainbows
- Reproduce a rainbow in the classroom/laboratory.

Upon completion of this lesson, students should be able to:
- Describe the phenomena from a macroscopic point of view, soliciting the students’ background knowledge
- Understand rainbows, how they are formed and types of rainbows
- How to reproduce a rainbow in the classroom/laboratory.
- Possible in-depth analysis: other optical phenomena - how people see colours.
See video 4 Lenses for:
- Introducing light and the human eye.
See video 10 Refraction and Reflection of light for:
- Introducing the laws of physics: refraction, reflection and light scattering
- Know key vocabulary in English

Level of English
Basic English vocabulary and grammar

Pre-requisites
See video 4 Lenses for:
- Introducing light and the human eye.
See video 10 Refraction and Reflection of light for:
- Introducing the laws of physics: refraction, reflection and light scattering
- Know key vocabulary in English

Language aims
Basic listening and reading skills, comprehension of basic English vocabulary.
Keywords:
Rainbows, light scattering, spectrum of light, mnemonic, prism, reflection, refraction

Subject aims
- Understanding rainbows, how they are formed and types of rainbows

- Conducting 2 experiments in class to produce a rainbow

Students' Difficulties
Understanding abstract concepts and physical phenomena in scientific /technical terms.

Students' Skills
- Explain a rainbow
- Create a rainbow in class
- Development of the students’ observation and critical skills
- Development of the students’ skills to identify similar phenomena.
- Know key vocabulary in English

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