Colour SP5b Edexcel 9-1 GCSE Physics Light & The EM Spectrum

Full Lesson PowerPoint and resources to teach the GCSE 9-1 specification Physics lesson on Colour . It covers the difference between specular and diffuse reflection, describing white light as a mixture of different colours and explaining why surfaces appear to have different colours, how filters give coloured light and the effect of viewing coloured objects in different colours of light.

The resource is appropriate for Triple Science classes, Foundation and Higher tiers. (Note: the order and coding for combined and triple science are different for Topic 5, this is lesson 2 for Triple classes and is not needed in the combined science specification).

You can also download the FREE resource “GCSE Physics SP5 Light and EM Spectrum Lesson outline and equipment list EDEXCEL 9-1” for this topic from my TES shop, which shows the differences between combined and triple science lessons for this topic.
The FREE sample lesson “GCSE Physics Energy Stores and Transfers FULL LESSON (Edexcel 9-1 CP3a SP3a) Conservation of Energy” is also available to download from my TES shop.

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Created: Dec 31, 2017

Updated: Mar 7, 2019

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