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Light Word Wall Vocabulary

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3 pages (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 1 - 7

Sixty light related vocabulary cards for a word wall.

Print out these Light Word Wall Vocabulary cards and cut them along the line.

Stick them up around your room to immerse your students in the content specific vocabulary.

There is a blank sheet provided at the end for any extra words that your students may want to add.

Words include: straight line, visible spectrum, light source, light, beam, reflect, torch, opaque, shine, shadow, absorption, sun, prism, refraction, reflection, shade, translucent, daylight, transparent, crest, trough, wavelength, frequency, law of reflection, plane mirror, natural light, transmit, absorb, lens, magnetic, cornea, pupil, iris, retina, rod, cone, pigment, particles, direction, penumbra, umbra, ultraviolet, wave, electromagnetic spectrum, infrared, electromagnetic wave, particle-wave theory, point light source, extended light source, photon.

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Light Vocabulary

straight line visible spectrum light source
light beam reflect
torch opaque shine
shadow absorption sun
concave convex lens prism
refraction reflection watt
shade translucent daylight
joule transparent crest
trough wavelength frequency
law of reflection plane mirror natural light
transmit nanometres absorb
lens magnetic diffraction
cornea pupil iris
concave lens convex mirror concave mirror
retina rod cone
pigment particles direction
penumbra photon ray umbra
ultraviolet polarisation wave
electromagnetic spectrum light-year infrared
electromagnetic wave particle-wave theory
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