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119 resources with the concept sunlight

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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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The Universe - Secrets of The Sun 2/5

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Where did our sun come from? Scientists believe that the sun and our solar system was born from a supernova. Part two of this five-part series explains the sun's plasma, magnetic field, sunlight, and something called flux ropes. This is...
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Weather or Not...

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students observe many different types of weather conditions, they become aware of variations in sunlight, clouds, wind, and forms of moisture. They discover the techniques, brush strokes, and colors that artists such as Charles...
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Temperature and the Tomato

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You will need a photovoltaic system and monitor at your school in order to obtain all of the data required to thoroughly implement this lesson. Your class monitors daily temperature and insolation amounts over a two week span of time....
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Cooler In The Shadows

For Teachers K - 1st
Students investigate the concepts of shadows and how they are projected with objects different positions in relation to the sun. They conduct an experiment by observing objects in different positions. Then students record the observations.
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Everybody Needs a Little Sunshine

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Three activities introduce upper elementary ecologists to photosynthesis and food webs. In the first, an experiment is set up to determine how plants respond to different types of light. In the second, they connect organism cards with...
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Sunlight and Evaporation

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a simple inquiry experiment designed to demonstrate that the energy from sunlight can evaporate water. Young scientists follow provided procedural steps to construct a model of our atmosphere using a bowl, a cup, water and...
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Let the Sunshine In

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders conduct an experiment which demonstrates the absorption and reflection of sunlight by measuring the heat flow through various window coverings. They predict the relative amount of the sun's heat. Students draw conclusions...
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Why Is It Hotter At the Equator?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the different heating effects of sunlight. They conduct an experiment that demonstrates the way sunlight strikes the equator, the poles and other parts of the globe.
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How Solar Cells Work: Converting Sunlight to Electricity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine how to convert sunlight to electricity.  In this renewable energy sources lesson students explain how solar cells are used and use a voltmeter to measure the energy produced by a solar panel.
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Rate of Photosynthesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the rate of photosynthesis using elodea leaves. In this photosynthesis lesson plan, students place elodea in a test tube filled with water. They include baking soda and place the test tube under a lamp. Students...
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Daylight

For Students 2nd - 5th
For this daylight worksheet, students compare the amount of daylight at for different locations around the world. Students use the data to create a graph.
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Discovering The Power Of Sunlight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a lesson that looks at the potential for energy from sunlight. Students conduct research from a variety of resources and construct an object that is used to measure the energy of sunlight and calculate the amounts...
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Seasons on Earth

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students engage in a multimedia study of the seasons in relation to the sun's angle of incidence on the Earth as it is tilted on its axis. They interpret satellite maps of the world as they show seasonal changes in plant life.
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Do Plants Need Sunlight?

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate why plants need sunlight and what happens if they do not get the light they need.
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GROWING PLANTS UNIT

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students predict outcomes of scientific experiment,.conduct a scientific experiment with control groups, and plant seeds to observe, measure, and compare growth across groups. They gather, record, analyze, and share data with other...
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Nature's Superheroes

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare their prior knowledge about the relationship between sunlight and cancer with new findings. They research how different vitamins and minerals affect the human body.
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Our Moon

For Students 7th - 9th
For this space science worksheet, students use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to solve the crossword puzzle on our moon. They name another name for the moon and the moon's gravity compared to that of the earth.
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Transpiration

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students interactively explore the term transpiration. In this science/ecology lesson, students discuss what they would do if they were thirsty while conducting research in Brazil. Additionally, students write descriptive words to...
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Sunlight Angles

For Students 4th - 10th
For this sunlight worksheet, students solve the problem of how much energy the Earth receives from the different angles of the sun. Students collect data, chart it, and come up with a conclusion.
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Windowsill Gardening: Food From Sunlight

For Students 4th - 5th
In this windowsill gardening food from sunlight worksheet, students research photosynthesis, write about it, observe and record sunlight at home as it relates to the needs of a plant.
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Site Analysis Worksheet--Indoor Garden

For Students 4th - 6th
In this indoor garden worksheet, students read and answer 8 questions involving the living conditions of plants inside an indoor garden environment.
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Sunlight and Warm Air

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss radiant energy from the sun, performing a simple experiment with sun glasses and bright light to demonstrate the concept. Students further participate in simple in-class experiments to demonstrate: air density as it...
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Do Plants Need Sunlight?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners investigate whether plants need sunlight to survive. In this plant lesson, students experiment with plants to learn about chlorophyll that plants get from light sources.