Program: Physics of Sight and Sound

Topic(s)
Forces/Motion, Matter/Energy, Physics
Description
Learn about the structure of the eye and the tricks of the brain. Take a look at how light works through hands-on investigations and experiments for the whole class. Learn about sound waves through a series of lively, hands-on activities. Investigate sound as it travels through different states of matter.
Location(s)
Field Trip, In-Class
Duration
1.5 hours
Fee Description
$250 per session Travel fee for at-school programs is $100 per day (within Santa Clara County) Discounts available for programs in September, December, January, and February.
Grades
1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, Special Ed. - Elementary - Upper grades
Standards
Physical Science - 1-1, Physical Science - 1-1a, Investigation and Experimentation - 1-4, Investigation and Experimentation - 1-4d, Investigation and Experimentation - 1-4e, Physical Science - 2-1, Physical Science - 2-1g, Investigation and Experimentation - 2-4, Investigation and Experimentation - 2-4a, Investigation and Experimentation - 2-4c, Investigation and Experimentation - 2-4g, Physical Science - 3-1, Physical Science - 3-1a, Physical Science - 3-1b, Physical Science - 3-1c, Physical Science - 3-1d, Physical Science - 3-1e, Physical Science - 3-1h, Investigation and Experimentation - 3-5, Investigation and Experimentation - 3-5a, Investigation and Experimentation - 3-5b, Investigation and Experimentation - 3-5d, Investigation and Experimentation - 3-5e, Physical Science - 4-1, Physical Science - 4-1g, Investigation and Experimentation - 4-6, Investigation and Experimentation - 4-6a, Investigation and Experimentation - 4-6b, Investigation and Experimentation - 4-6c, Investigation and Experimentation - 4-6d, Investigation and Experimentation - 4-6f
Areas of Service
This program is offered at Alum Rock Park in East San Jose, Vasona Park in Los Gatos, and at your school.

Anyone can come visit us! For our regular travel fee, we can bring programs to Santa Clara County. For an extra travel fee, we can also go to southern San Mateo County and southern Alameda County.
Other Info
Our programs are very hands-on and are designed for one class at a time.

We ask for a few parent helpers to assist with this program.

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