Educator Resources for Light

Wanna know about light? You’ve come to the right place! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you all about artificial light sources and visible light. You’ll learn about the two ways in which artificial light can be created, and how fast light can go. Whether you prefer to light your surroundings with a light bulb or a candle, you’ll discover enough about each light source to understand how they work! You’ll also gather info on natural sources of light — like from the sun and even some animals! Plus, Tim and Moby explain how the electromagnetic spectrum and reflected light help your eyes to see. How enlightening!

Lesson Plans

Vocabulary Development Lesson Plan: Using a Word Map

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-3

Virtual Labs Lesson Plan: Using the Microscope

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12