Some students believe it is contrast with dark which helps us to see.

Light, Sound and Waves

Misconception RESEARCH REVIEW

  • Seeing with light (5-11)

    Ref - SPT HS01 PN02

    This activity confirms that we see because light enters the eye.

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References

The following studies have documented this misconception:
 

  • Ramadas, J. and Driver, R. () Aspects of secondary students' ideas about light. CLIS - Children's Learning in Science Project, University of Leeds Centre for Studies in Science & Mathematics Education.

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