Lighting Our Way
Students read a variety of web-based articles to explore the history of human understanding of light. They investigate light waves and read about the work of Albert Einstein.
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Light Pollution: Lighting Our Path or Leaving Us in the Dark?
You pretty regularly come across lessons about air and water pollution, but how about light pollution? This unique topic is taught through the reading of an article, research, and the writing of a persuasive letter about light pollution....
6th - 12th Science
The Speed of Light in Glass
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...
2 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle Explained
Quantum physics relies on Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle, yet many don't fully understand it. A brief video installment from a larger playlist explores the principle with a laser light and a slit for it to pass through. It describes...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
2012 Nobel Prize: How Do We See Light?
A most ingenious paradox! Through animation, the video describes the question answered by the 2012 Nobel prize winners: how do we see light? The narrator guides learners through the difficult process of measuring photons without actually...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science