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A Ray of Light

A Ray of Light

A Book of Science and Wonder

Book - 2019 | First edition
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Nonfiction picture book explains the scientific properties of light, touching on subjects ranging from incandescence and iridescence to light waves and the color spectrum.
The wonder of light has fascinated readers for ages. Walter Wick's mesmerizing photographs paired with simple yet fascinating text and scientific observations help readers understand the secrets and complexity of light. You will learn what light is made of and how it fits alongside everything else in the world. Walter introduces readers into the mystery behind incandescence, light waves, the color spectrum and iridescence as well how we perceive light in our world and beyond. Walter Wick demonstrates that science and art both offer ways to observe the world around us. The text encompasses all the principles of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with simple and precise text.
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2019
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9780439165877
0439165873
Call Number: j 535 W6362r 2019
Characteristics: 39 pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm

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This nonfiction picture book explains the scientific properties of light, touching on subjects ranging from incandescence and iridescence to light waves and the color spectrum.

Grades 3-7. Wick's beautiful photography complements a description of light's properties. Readers will learn about light as a source of energy, light waves, incandescence, iridescence, lenses and the color spectrum, among other topics.


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