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14 resources with the keyterm light spectrum

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Blue Sky

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Use a container full of water as a prism and show that as light is bent, the individual colors from different wavelengths become visible. This explains why the sky appears to be blue midday, and why as the sun nears the horizon, it looks...
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STEMbite: Diffraction

For Students 7th - 12th
This psychedelic session of STEMbite introduces the concept of diffraction to your upper elementary science class. The teacher in the video uses a compact disc to show the rainbow results of the bending of light and then dons a pair of...
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Red Shift: Measuring Distance in Space

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learn about gamma rays and red shift, what they are, what they mean, and how scientists use them to measure distances between objects in space. This clip explains how important red shifted gamma rays are to science and how illusive they...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate light as waves and view evidence of the types of light waves. They discuss the wave energy and wavelength of the various types of light.
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The Components of Light

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers are given a mnemonic device to review the light spectrum as it relates to the different components of refracted light. In this components of light lesson plan, students read Light Magic and review the properties of...
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Light Is

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Students explore the properties of light. In this light lesson, students investigate visible light by viewing a website, examining an electromagnetic spectrum chart, and observing light demonstrations. Students write about their...
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Measuring Star Temperatures

For Students 7th - 9th
In this measuring star temperatures, students find the temperature of a star using Planck's curve and the Wein Displacement law. Students also find the peak wavelengths for given stars using Planck's curve.
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Worksheet 4-1 Atomic Spectra

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this atomic spectra worksheet, students answer eighteen questions about wavelengths of light, the emission spectrum, energy of photons, the frequency of electromagnetic radiation and electrons in the excited state.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the light spectrum and light waves as well as how the properties of light and color have contributed to important discoveries about properties of the universe. They research the term redshift and the redshift phenomenon...
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Do Some Research: Light Spectrum

For Students 5th - 7th
Students explore both the scientifc world of the light spectrum and the research world of the library and/or internet in this activity, which asks a question about the light spectrum to be answered with student research. There is a space...
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Electromagnetic Waves

For Students 9th - 12th
In this electromagnetic waves worksheet, students review the different types of electromagnetic waves. Students also compare and contrast light and sound waves. This worksheet has 10 fill in the blank, 5 multiple choice, and 6 short...
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Light and Vision

For Students 9th - 12th
In this light and vision activity, students will review the characteristics of light including how the eyes use light to see. This activity has 9 fill in the blank, 8 true or false, 9 multiple choice, and 1 short answer question.
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Color, Computers, and Math

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students visit a web page that gives a brief introduction to two color models and experiment with mixing different color intensities to create different colors. They visit links that give more detailed information on color.
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Light and Spectroscopy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this light instructional activity, students access a website and follow a tutorial to complete questions about light waves, light spectrum, and radiation frequency. This instructional activity has 22 short answer questions.