Welcome to Physical Science Grade 11/12 Alternative Delivery Mode (ADM) Module on the topic Models of the Universe (Greek Astronomy to Kepler)!
Our hands are the most represented parts of the human body. It is often used to depict skill, action, and purpose. With our hands, we create, accomplish and learn. Hence, you are capable and empowered to successfully achieve the relevant competencies and skills at your own pace and time. Your academic success lies in your own hands!
This module was designed to provide you with fun and meaningful opportunities for guided and independent learning at your own pace and time. You will be able to process the contents of the learning resource while being an active learner.
After going through the previous module, you gained a more profound understanding of the nature of light. In this module you will appreciate how light plays a vital role in different fascinating phenomena observable in nature. No doubt that you are captivated whenever you look at the fiery red horizon as the sun is setting down. Or you might marvel how the arrays of colors is arranged in a rainbow. When you look in a mirror, you maybe puzzled why at times you look upright, other times you look inverted. You can name countless of these phenomena you can observe in nature that can be attributed to the properties of light.
This module will help you understand the properties of reflection, refraction, absorption, transmission and scattering of light as seen on the things around us. You will be provided with different activities to understand each. Use this module along with your Physical Science textbook or other learning resources to help you master the concepts and deepen your love for science!
This module has a single lesson:
- Lesson 1 – Phenomena of light
After going through this module, you are expected to:
1. Describe different light phenomena;
2. Explain how different light phenomena occurs;
3. Relate properties of light to different natural phenomena.