Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

The goal of this science project is to measure skyglow (also known as light pollution) in the nighttime sky using a digital camera.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

light pollution digital camera skyglow nighttime sky observation

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

SCI.7.4.A: Science

use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including life science models, hand lens, stereoscopes, microscopes, beakers, Petri dishes, microscope slides, graduated cylinders, test tubes, meter sticks, metric rulers, metric tape measures, timing devices, hot plates, balances, thermometers, calculators, water test kits, computers, temperature and pH probes, collecting nets, insect traps, globes, digital cameras, journals/notebooks, and other equipment as needed to teach the curriculum; and
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