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128 resources with the concept electromagnetic spectrum

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Remote Sensing

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders participate in a variety of activities designed to reinforce the concept of light and the electromagnetic spectrum. They research and analyze data from remotely sensed images. They present their findings in a PowerPoint...
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Electromagnetic Energy and Its Spectrum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explain how electromagnetic radiation travel in space. In this physics lesson plan, students design and implement an experiment to reduce UV exposure. They discuss and share their findings in class.
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Chloroplasts and Pigments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this plant pigments worksheet, students compare the function of 3 types of pigments: chlorophylls, carotenoids, and phycobilins. This worksheet has 23 fill in the blank, 3 drawing, and 2 short answer questions.
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Overhead Spectroscopy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the relevance and importance of data collection and analysis techniques that use different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. They observe the basic concepts of the visible electromagnetic spectrum and the...
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Stellar Spectral Fingerprints

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students listen as the teacher introduces Newton's early discovery of the diffraction of light. They use multiple sources of light (fluorescent, incandescent, sunlight, etc) to bend the light. They first use a prism then a diffraction...
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How Long Would It Take To Travel To the Stars?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students consider the amount of time that it would take to get to the star, Sirius using various modes of transportation, some practical and some whimsical. The practicality of physically going to another star system is explored in this...
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Can You See the Music?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the makeup of the electromagnetic spectrum and how the various forms of EMRs are similar and different from each other. They, in pairs, solve problems from worksheets imbedded in this lesson plan.
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Light 1: Making Light of Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are introduced to the electromagnetic spectrum, focusing on visible light. They are introduced to the idea that all light travels as waves, and that wavelength defines the various regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.