Game, Vocabulary


A series of SWF files using the keywords for the topic Reflection and Refraction: Angle of Incidence Critical Angle Optical Cable Concave Convex Dense Focus Normal Lens Refraction Transparent


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  • Science > Physics
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10


Light Reflection Refraction Energy Transfer



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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-01-11.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource contains a variety of SWF games, created using the StudyMate tool, covering the approximately 12 reflection- and refraction-related keywords used in the UK-based, KS3 Energy Transfer unit (equivalent to US middle school level). Resources include a crossword, a fill in the blank activity, flash cards, a glossary, a matching game, and pick a letter (like Hangman). Each of the games has a scoring feature, including hints and reset buttons. These resources could be a nice was to introduce or reinforce key vocabulary, although they would have to be used as part of a larger curricular unit to actually teach the concepts effectively. To view (and play with!) the full set of the 49 Energy Transfer: Light keywords, visit http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_andyhannaford/KS3ScienceEnergyTransferLightKeywords

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