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SC 8th grade science resources for helping students understand waves better.
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Landforms, Landform Formation Information, Geology Facts, News, Photos -- National Geographic

Landforms, Landform Formation Information, Geology Facts, News, Photos -- National Geographic | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Get information, facts, photos, news, videos, and more about landforms and landform formation from National Geographic.
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Welcome to Discovery Education | Discovery Education

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Human Hearing. Use your discovery education log in.

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Physics: Characteristics of Light

Physics: Characteristics of Light | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Newton proposed the particle theory of light to explain the bending of light upon reflection from a mirror or upon refraction when passing from air into water. In his
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Physics: Wave Motion

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The easiest wave to visualize is a water wave. When a pebble is dropped in a calm pool of water, ripples travel out from the point where the pebble enters the water. The
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« Welcome to the premiere source for ophthalmology videos! RootAtlas

« Welcome to the premiere source for ophthalmology videos! RootAtlas | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
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Lots of videos to explore about eyes and eye related topics

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See All You Can See :: Parts of the Eye :: NEI

See All You Can See :: Parts of the Eye :: NEI | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
A fun way to learn about healthy vision — See All You Can See, the National Eye Institute's website for kids.
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You will probably need to explore this site on a "regular" computer since the animations rely on Adobe Flash (which isn't on your iPads).

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Neuroscience For Kids - The Eye

Neuroscience For Kids - The Eye | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Intended for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who are interested in learning about the nervous system and brain with hands on activities, experiments and information.
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Physics: Sound

Physics: Sound | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Sound waves are produced by a vibrating body. The vibrating object moves in one direction and compresses the air directly in front of it. As the vibrating object moves in
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Color

Color | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Just as biology attempts to describe the world of life, and chemistry attempts to describe the world of chemicals, so physics attempts to describe the physical world.
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Welcome to Discovery Education | Discovery Education

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The Eye: An Interactive Presentation

 

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The Visual Pathway

The Visual Pathway | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Describes the visual pathway that light follows from the cornea at the front of the eye to the optic nerve and finally to the brain where it is converted to images.
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Diagram of the Eye [NEI Health Information]

Diagram of the Eye [NEI Health Information] | RCS 8th Grade Waves Unit | Scoop.it
Diagram of the eye, showing the location of the iris, pupil, cornea, lens, vitreous, macula, sclera, optic nerve, and retina.
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Welcome to Discovery Education | Discovery Education

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The Eye: Structure and Function

 

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