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Collecting Electromagnetic Radiation Unit

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Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 5-8
Publication Year: 2001
Product Number: EG-2001-01-122-HQ
Subjects: General Science, Physical Science, Space Science


Most information about objects in space comes to Earth in the form of electromagnetic radiation. In this unit students can build simple telescopes; compare the power of light-gathering lenses; and use liquid crystal sheets to detect infrared radiation. Reproducible student sheets are included.

Collecting Electromagnetic Radiation Unit  [242KB PDF file]

This unit of study is part of the Space-Based Astronomy Educator Guide.

Page Last Updated: December 31st, 2014
Page Editor: Flint Wild