Reflectivity of Light

High schoolers explore the concept of reflectivity.  In this reflectivity lesson plan, students measure the percent reflectivity of different colored surfaces such as black paper, aluminum foil, and white paper.  High schoolers use calculator probes and sensors to determine which surface has the lowest and highest reflectivity.  Students apply the concept of reflectivity of the surface materials toward discussing the reflectivity of a planet.

9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
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