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Why with Bill Nye!

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Find out Why with Bill Nye in a nine-video collection in which he details the science behind NASA's  Juno Mission to Jupiter.  Although dated, the satellite was launched in 2011 and went into orbit around Jupiter in 2016, the science...
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Light Travels Through Objects

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students experiment with materials that allow light to pass through.  In this physical science lesson, students investigate the way light is absorbed by many different glass objects and household items.  Students write their descriptive...
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Shadows & Light, Science & Puppetry

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Lights, shadows, action, and inquiry await your artistic scientists. They explore the way light travels, absorbs, reflects, and transmits through shadow play. They create folktale-inspired shadow puppets, explore the science of light,...
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How Do You Light Up Your World?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
A fabulous presentation on light is here for you. In it, learners view slides which cover many important concepts of light. They understand exactly what light is, what the main sources of light are, what opaque, transparent, and...
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Study Jams! Light

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Let there be light in your classroom with a video that explains that light travels in waves, the electromagnetic spectrum contains seven colors, and the color of an object depends on which light waves it reflects and absorbs. With...
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Speed of Light

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
How quickly does light travel long distances? A short video simulates light going from the earth to the moon at two different paces. Scholars relate the distance to the rate to understand which simulation is correct.
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Light and Optics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Nineteen word problems dealing with frequency, speed, reflection, and refraction of light are provided here. Empower your physics masters to manipulate equations for computing angles, focal lengths, image heights, and more! This is a...
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How Light Travels

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students conduct an experiment. In this light lesson, students work in groups to see how light travels in a straight line and how light reflects.
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How Do You Light Up Your World?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A tremendous presentation on the properties of light. Young scientists are treated to slides which share a lot of fascinating information about light. This impressive PowerPoint is filled with great photos, graphics, and discussion...
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For Teachers 5th
Light is such a fascinating subject. This activity does a great job of illuminating the mysteries of light for your young scientists. A series of demonstrations which are explained in the plan should help your charges to understand how...
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The Speed of Light in Glass

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens to the speed of light as it goes through a glass door? Light travels slower through glass than through air, but does the speed of light change or is it just our perception? The short video explains the speed of light as it...
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Will This Go Faster Than Light?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Is it possible to travel faster than the speed of light? In a word, no—not so far, at least! Explore the possibilities with a video from Veritasium. The narrator responds to viewer-submitted ideas for creating devices or conditions that...
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Traveling to the Moon and Mars

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Can we travel to the moon or Mars? Discover how far the moon and Mars are from Earth and how long it would take to get there. This clip tells a little bit about the planets in our solar system, their size, their distance from Earth, and...
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Measuring Speed of Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A beam of laser light is sent to a satellite from a transmitter and travels 40,000 km. Elapsed time is recorded. This is all done to prove that the speed of light is 300,000 km/sec. This interesting clip can be used when you teach young...
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Using Bubbles to Learn about Light Interference

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars explore constructive interference and destructive interference. In this light travel activity, students follow procedures to discover how light waves travel and experience interference.
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light

For Teachers 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...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Kindle knowledge of how light travels by using this activity in your physical science curriculum. By setting up a candle flame or flashlight bulb and viewing it through a slit, observers of light see evidence of its wave characteristic....
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Time Travel: Einstein's Big Idea (Theory of Relativity)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Is time-travel possible? Einstein thought it was! Explore how time changes, how it works in terms of physics, and how it is linked to space to create space-time. This is a great video that explains the concept of light speed and time in...
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Bending Light

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Different colors of the spectrum travel at different speeds through media, causing them to refract at different angles—which allows humans to see their colors. Through a simulation, pupils see how air, water, and other media bend light....
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Light Travel Times

For Students 10th - 12th
In this travel time of light worksheet, students read about the NASA satellites and space probes that transmit radio signals at the speed of light across huge distances. Students solve 3 problems about data transmission from space to...
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Singin' the Black and Blues

For Students 5th - 9th
How does the color of the sky change from blue to reds and oranges to black? An illuminating lesson explains how light travels through different mediums using the sun's light as an example. By examining diagrams and illustrations, pupils...
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Star Light, Star Bright

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Four modules are a part of this stellar lesson plan. Space scientists view the electromagnetic spectrum, they generate waves on a computer screen in order to measure frequency and wavelength, discover how light is related to temperature,...
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Writing a Travel Article About the Lyme Art Colony

For Teachers 5th - 8th
By writing a travel article in the voice of a writer living in 1910, secondary learners discuss the work of the Lyme Art Colony. They visit Florence Griswold Museum's online resources to go on a virtual tour of the Lyme Art Colony. Then,...
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Can You Go the Speed of Light?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is it physically possible to travel at the speed of light? A video in the Veritasium playlist discusses Einstein's Theory of Relativity. The narrator then challenges learners to consider the classic thought experiment: If you travel at...

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