We found 57 resources with the concept infrared light
Science of Laser Hair Removal in SLOW MOTION
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Lasers attack hair cells from the outside in. Young scholars observe a laser hair treatment in slow motion. They watch as the pulses of the laser destroy the external hair. The Veritasium instructor then describes the process happening...
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What can the electromagnetic spectrum tell us about the sun? As it turns out, quite a bit! See the sun in a whole new light with a video from NOVA's Sun Lab unit. The narrator describes the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of visible...
The Ultraviolet Catastrophe
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What do scientists do when their observations don't match the theory? An interesting video introduces the ultraviolet catastrophe as part of a larger series covering physics concepts. Starting with ultraviolet light and ending with...
Solving Crimes with Infrared?
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Do you have a camera that can see through walls? Physics Girl and Nickipedia team up to explain infrared cameras as part of a larger series of videos. It offers a demonstration of the technology as well as an explanation of the science.
Four Science Secrets About Money
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Strange fact—most dollar bills have a trace of cocaine! Chemists can tell us many interesting facts about money. Science makes counterfeiting an almost impossible process. An installment of the ACS Reaction series explains these...
Bill Nye Searches For Water On Jupiter
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How can researchers measure the amount of water on Jupiter? Through a thought-provoking THNKR "Why with Nye!" video, young space scientists search for the universal solvent on a distant planet. Topics include how scientists use visible...
The Origin of Quantum Mechanics (feat. Neil Turok)
4 mins 9th - 12th
How do you get the most light out of a light bulb? That's the task Max Planck took on, and it turned out to be rather...enlightening! The illustrated video introduces physics scholars to Planck's plight, which ultimately changed our...
Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using Landsat
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The electromagnetic spectrum includes everything from very powerful gamma rays (which are used to treat cancer) to much weaker radio waves (which include microwaves). Through a hands-on activity, scholars explore the temperature...
9 Weird Ways Animals See the World
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Chiton are mollusks that have no face, but have many eyes made from a component found in limestone. Here is a video that introduces nine ways animals see the world, including through rock eyes like chiton. Viewers learn about a vision...
The Most Sophisticated Mirror in the Universe
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The most sophisticated mirror in the universe is blurry at room temperature. An informative video discusses the five challenges the mirror had to overcome. It addresses each individually and how it was solved. Then it explains the future...
How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...