Learn about radiation, and what everyday items produce radiation, with a series of activities about heat transfer. Kids go over basic information about electromagnetic waves and ionizing radiation before performing several experiments and completing a learning exercise about where to find sources of radiation in their community.
- Put kids in pairs or groups for the main activity, and have them complete the extended learning exercises on their own for independent practice
- Finish all of the activities in one class period, or split up the lesson over several days
- Includes an answer key with good suggestions for kids to use in their activities