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Title: Infrared Universe Poster PDF
Url: http://coolcosmos.ipac.caltech.edu/resources/paper_products/print_pub...
Publisher: California Institute of Technology
Description: This educational poster contains images and information about what the universe looks like in the infrared. The back contains nine 8.5 in. x 11 in. panels that explain what infrared light is and why infrared astronomy is important. It also discusses light and the different colors and wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum. It explains atmospheric transmission and how infrared observations help in the search for planets. The back panels also contain details on the Herschel experiment. In a very simple way it teaches the students how Herschel discovered infrared light.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Planets. Planetology
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Universe. Space. Space sciences
Science -- Astronomy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Infrared spectrum
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Physics -- Electromagnetism
Physics -- Optics and light
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Reference
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-19 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-08-18 13:46:39 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 38
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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