Infrared Light Teacher Resources
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Bill Nye Searches For Water On JupiterLesson Planet
2 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How can researchers measure the amount of water on Jupiter? Through a thought-provoking THNKR "Why with Nye!" video, young space scientists search for the universal solvent on a distant planet. Topics include how scientists use visible...
How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global WarmingLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
"Origins: Back to the Beginning" WorksheetLesson Planet
6th - 9th
In this origins of the universe learning exercise, students answer questions that are associated with the video, "Origins: Back to the Beginning." They write short answers or fill in the blanks with material from the movie or from their...
Quantifying Land Changes Over Time Using LandsatLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Humans have become a geologic agent comparable to erosion and [volcanic] eruptions ..." Paul J. Crutzen, a Nobel Prize-winning atmospheric chemist. Using Landsat imagery, scholars create a grid showing land use type, such as urban,...
The Ultraviolet CatastropheLesson Planet
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What do scientists do when their observations don't match the theory? An interesting video introduces the ultraviolet catastrophe as part of a larger series covering physics concepts. Starting with ultraviolet light and ending with...
Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel ExperimentLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The electromagnetic spectrum includes everything from very powerful gamma rays (which are used to treat cancer) to much weaker radio waves (which include microwaves). Through a hands-on activity, scholars explore the temperature...
The Electromagnetic Spectrum and LightLesson Planet
9th - 12th
You could call this five presentations rolled into one resource! The first topic of concern is the characteristics of electromagnetic waves.The electromagnetic spectrum is examined next, followed by the behavior of light. Several slides...
Solving Crimes with Infrared?Lesson Planet
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Do you have a camera that can see through walls? Physics Girl and Nickipedia team up to explain infrared cameras as part of a larger series of videos. It offers a demonstration of the technology as well as an explanation of the science.