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Publisher: NASA Science Mission Directorate
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This NASA-created web site introduces electromagnetic waves and their behaviors to secondary learners. Each region of the spectrum is described, illustrated, and accompanied by video…
  
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This is a 7-day multimedia unit for middle school science that explores the behavior of light, how light travels, and its special properties. Students will learn that light is much…
  
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Publisher: NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project
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This is a NASA-created lesson plan on the primary colors of light (red, green, and blue), developed for use in grades 4-8. It introduces children to the basics of the primary…
  
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This is a NASA-created instructional module for grades 4-8 on the topic of light, color, and the electromagnetic spectrum. It introduces users to the basics of light and…
  
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This resource is a multimedia teachers' lab on properties of light. Explicit directions enable teachers to participate independently, without a formal workshop leader. Users will…
  
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Publishers: Public Broadcasting Service and WGBH Educational Foundation
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This NOVA website is a self-paced tutorial for beginners on the electromagnetic spectrum. All seven sections of the spectrum are covered, from radio waves through gamma rays. Each…
  
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This resource lets students interactively explore astronomical images produced from four types of telescopes: radio, infrared, x-ray, and visible-light. Image sets include the Milky…
  
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This set of images and video produced with infrared photography lets students "see" heat radiation. Infrared is emitted by anything with a temperature -- even cold objects. The…
  
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Publisher: American Association for the Advancement of Science
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This item is a standards-based lesson plan for grades 6-9 on the nature of light. It provides a detailed blueprint for reproducing the historical experiment in which William Herschel…
  
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This item is a standards-based lesson plan for grades 6-8 on light and the electromagnetic spectrum. It provides an "e-worksheet" for student use as they explore a 3-part interactive…
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