Light Waves Facts: Lesson for Kids


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What are light waves?

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1. How are you able to listen to the radio?

2. How do you see different colors on objects?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short multiple-choice quiz will ask you a few questions about light waves. You'll need to know what light waves are, why they're important, and what everyday objects use them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will challenge you to:

  • Define light waves
  • Understand how you're able to listen to a radio
  • Know how you can see colors in objects
  • Name a device that sends signals using light waves
  • Remember why light waves are important

Skills Practiced

You'll practice many skills, including:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about your ability to see different colors in objects
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about light waves to tell why they're important
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can define the term ''light waves''

Additional Learning

Check out the lesson called Light Wave Facts: Lesson for Kids to learn more about this topic. This fun lesson will help you:

  • Learn about the electromagnetic spectrum
  • Understand the different types of waves and how fast they vibrate
  • Know why light waves are around you even when it's dark