Ultraviolet Light Teacher Resources
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A few slides at the beginning of the presentation give the definition of ultraviolet light and some important dates in its research. The role of ozone in protecting Earth from excessive radiation is mentioned. Practical applications of UV light are explored.
8th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
UV light & Ozone layer
Middle-school meteorologists absorb information about ultraviolet radiaton and consider the ozone layer. The book that learners are supposed to refer to is not available, so you might want to locate some graphics or posters detailing the atmospheric layers.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
First graders complete sunlight and solar effects activities to learn about light and its power. In this solar activity lesson plan, 1st graders complete a sunscreen test activity, a light test, a black light test, a cloudy test, a sunglasses activity, a UV filters activity, and a UV bead bracelet activity to learn about light and its effects.
1st Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Remote Sensing and the Electromagnetitc Spectrum
Fifth graders conclude that each color of the spectrum has a different amount of thermal energy by measuring temperature with a thermometer. They infer that there is an invisible band of the spectrum by measuring temperature beyond the visible light.
5th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Students investigate materials that emit light. In this deep ocean lesson, students compare and contrast materials that emit light under certain conditions and infer the light-producing process. They explain three ways this evidence is used to study deep-sea organisms.
7th - 8th Science 8 Views 27 Downloads
Secrets of Making Money
Students examine the properties of different materials used to make paper money. They design their own bill and share it with the class. They also watch a video clip and read an article about making money and how it affects the economy.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
There's More to Light than Meets the Eye
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. Students then conduct an experiment to determine what types of materials are best for blocking UV light on Earth, as well as in space.
K - 4th Science 10 Views 68 Downloads
UV: Use Caution
Students investigate the concept of skin cancer and its relation to using tanning beds that expose people to artificial ultraviolet rays. They research the effects and look for ways to prevent the onset of skin cancer from the information obtained.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 29 Downloads
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 observations in a science journal.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 18 Views 106 Downloads
Daily and Seasonal Cycles
First graders identify the sun as a source of heat and light. They identify features of houses that help keep use sheltered and comfortable throughout daily and seasonal cycles. Students are told that summer is the best season to derive the most solar power.
1st Science 7 Views 38 Downloads
USING YEAST AS AN ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT MEASUREMENT TOOL
Learners realize the importance of organisms as standards of measurement and experimentation.The first lab is a simple survival curve that demonstrates the effects of UV light on cells. The second lab looks at repair mechanisms of the DNA molecule from visible light.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
New Review Types of Radiation
Learn about radiation, and what everyday items produce radiation, with a series of activities about heat transfer. Kids go over basic information about electromagnetic waves and ionizing radiation before performing several experiments and completing a worksheet about where to find sources of radiation in their community.
8th - 12th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads
In an advanced lesson on DNA, high schoolers compare the genetic code of several tree species to see if it is possible to genetically alter the tree DNA to become resistant to chestnut blight, an invasive fungus that has devastated many tree populations.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 26 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Effects of Over Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation on the Growth of Plants and Bacteria
Students 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. They also grow E.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Science Behind Glow-in-the-Dark Toys
In this glow-in-the-dark worksheet, students read about substances that phosphor and their characteristics. Students also read about photo luminescence and glow-in-the-dark toys. They answer 6 questions about the light emitted by glow-in-the-dark toys, the intensity of the light and the length of exposure to light needed for toys to glow-in-the-dark.
6th - 9th Science 5 Views 29 Downloads
Microfriends: Medicines from the Deep Sea
Students explore the concept of beneficial microorganisms. In this microorganisms instructional activity, students observe different bacteria found in organisms Students discuss and describe three ways that microorganisms benefit humans.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Rainbow in the Room
Uncover the science behind the beautiful phenomena of rainbows with a simple demonstration. Shine light through different-sized containers of water as young scientists learn that rainbows occur when visible light is split up into its seven constituent parts.
3rd - 5th Science 18 Views 21 Downloads