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.