LEDs Rainbow Connection

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View LED lights through the eyes of a scientist. Young scholars learn to view light as a wave frequency and connect various frequencies to different colors on the light spectrum. A lab activity asks groups to measure the frequency of different LED lights to determine the hidden color.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate the introductory material as a lesson presentation prior to the lab activity
  • Use different colors of LED lights for an additional challenge
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires specific lab materials that require set up prior to the lesson

  • Provides suggestions for finding lab materials
  • Includes extension activities that highlight different content areas

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