Looking at the World in a Different Light Quiz

Type of Lesson: Quiz

Time Needed: 45-60 minutes

Standards Addressed

MEGOSE PWV14 Relate colors to wavelengths of light.
MEGOSE PWV15 Explain how we see colors of objects.
MEGOSE PWV16 Describe different types of waves and their technological applications.

Quick Summary of Lesson

This quiz corresponds to the Tour on the Windows to the Universe site called Looking at the World in a Different Light.


an internet connection and computers for your students to use
the student quiz (down below under Student Activity Sheet)


1. Have students go through the tour called Looking at the World in a Different Light

2. Have students fill out the quiz as they go through the Tour. Answers are below.

Student Activity Sheet

Please click here for student activity sheets. All activities on the Windows to the Universe site may be printed and reproduced if being used for educational purposes.

Notes to the Teacher

We hope that having these in-class quizzes will help students really focus as they read through this Tour. Please feel free to give us your comments should you have any.

It would fine to have students work through this Tour in groups...the groups would then turn in one finished quiz.

Answers are: 1) C 2) A 3) B 4) D 5) A 6) D 7) B 8) B 9) A 10) B 11) D 12) A 13) D 14) A

Need More Information? Try Using Windows to the Universe

Please use these links for further ideas or more information:
Looking at the World in a Different Light
Other Tours
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