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45 resources with the concept ultraviolet radiation

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do you have blossoming astronomers who seek to understand the electromagnetic spectrum? Assist them with exploring electromagnetic radiation and the electromagnetic spectrum as the class conducts various activities to demonstrate...
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Skin Cancer: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Do we really need sunscreen? What are the risks of tanning? Learners explore these questions through a series of informational texts and engaging, hands-on activities.
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
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Teaching About the Ozone Hole

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A PowerPoint and an accompanying worksheet introduce young meteorologists to the hole in the ozone layer. Another handout provides a coloring and graphing activity which examines the changes in the ozone. There are also links to neat...
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Introduction to Ozone Reading Activity

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Simple, but suitable, this activity gives mini-meteorologists a glimpse at ozone in the atmosphere. By reading an article, they find that ozone in the stratosphere is vital to life, but ozone in the troposphere is problematic. A reading...
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Sun Sensitive Paper

For Students 1st - 5th
Photo reactive paper is used to do art! You can order this type of paper, have learners place objects on it, and then set it out in the sunlight for a few minutes to create a print. A chemical reaction occurs, driven by light, to turn...
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Sun Sensitive Paper

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Photo reactive paper is used to do art! You can order this type of paper, have learners place objects on it, and then set it out in the sunlight for a few minutes to create a print. A chemical reaction occurs, driven by light, to turn...
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Fluorescence

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here are some instructions for leading learners through a hands-on activity for investigating ultraviolet radiation. First, introduce them to light and refraction. Then introduce them to the electromagnetic spectrum. Finally, give...
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Explore the Nano in Sunblock

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Discuss nanotechnology with your science scholars. In particular, its application to sunblock products. Give them samples of nano and non-nano sunblocks to compare. This interesting topic can be taught in a technology unit.
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The Effects of Over Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation on the Growth of Plants and Bacteria

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners investigate the effects of UV light and ozone on plant and bacteria growth. In this ultraviolet light and ozone lesson plan, students grow bean and mustard greens to study the effects of UV light and ozone on the plant growth....
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There's More to Light than Meets the Eye

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the concept that not all light is visible to the human eye. Although UV light is not visible, it can still be harmful, causing sunburns or skin cancer. They use special beads to detect UV light around the school....
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The Genetic Diagnosis of Cancer: The Questions Continue to Multiply

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the basic concepts of genetics, such as Mendelian inheritance and pedigree construction and analysis. They use an activity that uses recent findings in cancer genetics to present. Students use a pedigree in a "real...
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UV Beads

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students recognize preventitive measures that can be taken to reduce the risks associated with exposure to solar radiation. They explain why solar radiation can be harmful. They utilize beads that turn color when exposed to UV rays. Good...
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The Invisible Energy in Light

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners investigate radiant energy. In this earth science lesson, students use solar beads and clear sunscreen to observe radiant solar energy. Learners note observations.
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It's a bright and beautiful day...Protect Yourself!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the cause and effect of skin cancer. They complete worksheets, view presentations and discuss the various types of ultraviolet rays and their impact on human health.
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Ozone

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students locate the ozone layer of the atmosphere. They explain natural formation of ozone. They list chemicals that react with ozone. They explain how CFC's destroy ozone.
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What the Sun Can Do

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students develop and test a unique, personally-relevant hypothesis about the consequences of exposure to UV radiation based units on a living organism, common baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae).
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Physical Science: Dying for a Tan?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students assess how much harm UV radiation can have on your skin and how much protection is provided by sunblock, sunglasses and clothing. They experiment with UV index numbers and the amount of exposure risk of skin damage for any given...
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As the Sun Burns

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students test commercial sunscreens or sunglasses for accuracy of their Sun Protection Factor. They devise a method for testing UV beads with a visual clues which they publish as research. They investigate occupations such as...
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LEARN NOT TO BURN!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners observe the effect of different filter thickness on ultraviolet radiation and discover that ultraviolet radiation is necessary for the production and destruction of ozone.
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Create a UV Warning Scale

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore dangers of UV radiation and create warning scales for tracking UV levels in their community.