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32 resources with the concept reflectivity

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Three-Dimensional Coordinates and the Right-Hand Rule Video
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TeachEngineering: Photovoltaic Efficiency

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Many factors affect the power output of photovoltaic (PV) solar panels. Four lessons and activities provide young engineers with the background information they need to design, build, and test photovoltaic systems.
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TeachEngineering: NanoTech - Insights into a Nano-Sized World

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ferrofluids, quantum dots, and good nanoparticles. Young material scientists and engineers are introduced to the field of nanoscience with two lessons and four activities. Topics covered include an introduction to nanotechnology and its...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 5-6, Unit 1

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
The first unit in a series of four focusing on climate change introduces fifth and sixth graders to the various systems that create the climate. They examine the natural and human causes of greenhouse gas emissions and conduct...
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Astronomy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Space is the new frontier and astronomers boldly go where no humans have gone before. Guided by Einstein's theories, Kepler's Laws, and knowledgeable narrators, viewers of a 10-video collection explore the Universe and learn about...
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Earth's Global Energy Budget

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Introduce your earth science enthusiasts to the earth's energy budget. Teach them using an informative set of slides that include illuminating lecturer's notes, relevant vocabulary, embedded animations, colorful satellite maps, and a...
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Looking Into Surface Albedo

For Teachers 5th - 10th
How does the color of a surface affect the heating of the earth? Middle school science classes experiment with color and surface albedo to determine the relationship. The website has tabs for an overview, teacher's instructions,...
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Variables Affecting Earth's Albedo

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars study the variables that affect the Earth's albedo.  In this environmental data analysis instructional activity students interpret and graph information and calculate changes. 
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Marvelous Martian Mineralogy

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
All you need is light. Groups use a reflectometer to find the reflectivity of specific chemical compounds. Learners compare the graphs of the reflectivity of the known compounds to Martian soil. Using the graph comparisons, scholars...
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See the Light

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's time to see the light! Scholars perform three different experiments with light to reveal properties using a great remote learning resource. The pupils see how light reflects from a surface and refracts through different materials....
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What Is Earthshine?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Light travels in interesting ways through the solar system. A video episode from a longer series highlights how the sun's rays travel to the earth and moon and sometimes in between. Scholars learn about reflection properties on a very...
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How Do Chameleons Change Color?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Talk about weird science! Young biologists discover the amazing structures found in the skin of male chameleons during a video from Veritasium. The narrator discusses common myths about chameleon color change, what triggers the...
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Stealth—How Does It Work? (Northrop B-2 Spirit)

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Don't let the resource slip away undetected. Pupils watch a video from the Real Engineering series to learn how stealth aircraft avoid radar detection. In particular, the video focuses on the Northrop B-2 Spirit.
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GEEBITT (Global Equilibrium Energy Balance Interactive TinkerToy)

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Young scholars use the GEEBITT excel model to explore how global average temperatures are affected by changes in our atmosphere in part two of this series of seven lessons. Working in groups, they discuss, analyze graphs, and enter data...
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Marvelous Martian Mineralogy

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Believe it or not ... martian soil does have nutrients needed for plants to survive! An out-of-this-world tutorial moves scholars through an analysis of martian soil to determine its chemical make-up. Pupils analyze reflectivity of...
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Albedo, Reflectivity, and Absorption

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
What is reflectivity, and what does it have to do with the Earth's climate? As reflectivity is measured by albedo, scientists can gather information on Earth's energy balances that relate to global warming or climate change. Budding...
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From Kepler to Webb: The History of the Telescope

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Hubble Telescope is approximately the size of a school bus, but the new Webb Telescope will be approximately the size of a tennis court. The history of the telescope, from its invention to to what it takes to make one, is the focus...
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Concentrating on the Sun with PVs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Concentrate to determine the best reflector design. Pairs use the engineering design process to build a reflector to increase the current output of a photovotaic panel. Teams arrive at a final design and present it to the class along...
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Concentrated Solar Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The seventh segment in an eight-part unit promotes the idea of concentrating the sun to increase the power of a photovoltaic panel. Pupils learn about devices used such as reflectors or lenses.
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Thirsty for Gold

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In the last portion of the six-part unit, teams perform an experiment with gold nanoparticles to determine which sport drink has the most electrolytes. The nanoparticles are used as chemical sensors and fluoresce in different wavelengths...
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Optics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Don't worry, optics is a light topic! The presentation covers reflection, refraction, fiber optics, mirages, prisms, rainbows, dispersion, mirrors, lenses, telescopes, diffraction, the human eye, and much, much more. Presentation is the...
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What's My Property

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What exactly can we tell about an unknown substance by its properties? is the driving question of this physical science video focusing on matter. Here, scholars find the answer to the big question via investigation of what lies at the...
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Wood, Water, and Properties

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Why do bricks make terrible windows? Learn about how the different properties of matter, including transparency, reflectivity, and freezing, boiling, and melting points can help you observe what they are, as well as indicate their...
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Why the Arctic Is Climate Change's Canary in the Coal Mine

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What happens in the Arctic doesn't always stay in the Arctic. Follow along with this short video as it investigates how small changes in the temperature of Arctic regions can have dramatic effects on the global climate through a series...
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Investigating the Climate System: Energy, A Balancing Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Earth science explorers design an experiment to demonstrate that the albedo of a surface affects its temperature. They test to find out if moisture on the surface affects temperature. They discover whether or not concrete or asphalt heat...