Ultraviolet Light Teacher Resources
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The World in UVLesson Planet
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The sky appears blue, but why? Humans see the world through the visible light spectrum, but the light spectrum is much larger than what the eye sees. Camera lenses allow people to view the world in ultraviolet, and the changes might...
Skin and the Effects of Ultraviolet RadiationLesson Planet
2 mins 10th - 12th
Though UV radiation can damage skin, it isn't all bad. The third installment in a six-part series allows the class to study the structure and function of skin. They learn about the different types of skin cancer and the SPF rating...
Protecting Yourself Against the Harmful Affects of UV RaysLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students study about the different types of UV rays and how they can protect themselves against their harmful effects. They explain how to interpret the UV index in order to plan the best time to participate in outdoor activities
How UV Causes Cancer and AgingLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
As the rates of skin cancer rise to become the most common type of cancer in the United States, scientists directly relate sunscreen usage to skin cancer prevention. Doctors research exactly how ultraviolet light changes cells. Viewers...
Can You Make an Ultra Violet (UV) Light Detector?Lesson Planet
5th - 6th
Light the way to a better understanding of UV radiation. After exploring how UV beads work, future engineers design investigations to answer questions about UV radiation. They then create and test prototypes of a device that detects UV...
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...
The Effects of Over Exposure to Ultraviolet Radiation on the Growth of Plants and BacteriaLesson Planet
9th - 12th
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....