(1999-2000 School Year)
Suggestions for this week's quiz
(Unit 12 Quiz):
This week's quiz on Unit 12
material is tentatively scheduled for Friday, April 14. The
quiz will be a one-page quiz, covering both sides of a
single sheet of paper. There will be no math on the quiz. No
helps will be provided nor allowed. Students can
expect the following concepts, skills, and problem-types to
be assessed on this quiz:
- An understanding of the some basic misconceptions
- An understanding of the electromagnetic
spectrum and visible light.
- An understanding of the polarization,
the four methods of polarization and some basic
applications of polarization principles. Review pp. 1-2
of your packet and the corresponding section and RQs of
the Hewitt book.
- An ability to use the principle of selective
absorption and selective transmission to explain why
an object appears as it does. Review pp. 3-4 of your
packet and Chapters 28.1-3 of the Hewitt book.
- An ability to apply the principles of color
addition and color
subtraction to explain the appearance of objects in
the presence of different light colors. Review pp. 5-8 of
your packet andthe corresponding sections of the Hewitt
- An understanding of light diffraction and the ability
to apply it to an explanation of why
the skies are blue and the sunsets are red. Review
the corresponding sections of the Hewitt book.
There are no sample quizzes for this unit. Your best
source of review is to use your packet or to study at
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