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Other

Description:

This is a NASA-created instructional module on the topic of light, color, and the electromagnetic spectrum. The three-part module was developed for use in grades 4-8. It introduces users to the basics of light and electromagnetic energy through experiments and interactive activities. In Lesson 1, students explore color mixing to discover that the primary colors of light are red, green, and blue. Lesson 2 models how objects absorb and reflect colors of light. Lesson 3 introduces the electromagnetic spectrum through a web-based activity. This item is part of NASA's Imagers project.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,NSDL,light absorption,color subtraction,spectrum,module,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090808195627221T,Space Science,light reflection,Electromagnetic Spectrum,Optics,color addition,primary colors,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Synthesis and Analysis of Color,Elementary School,NASA activity,Electricity & Magnetism,Physics,shadows,Color,Engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Electromagnetic Radiation,Education

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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