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Title: Clear Sunscreen: How Light Interacts with Matter
Url: http://nanosense.sri.com/activities/clearsunscreen/
Publisher: SRI International
Description: The NanoEd Resource Portal, a “dynamic repository for information dissemination, research and collaborations among the community of nanoscale science and engineering education (NSEE) learners, teachers and researchers,” provides this classroom activity focused on nanoscience, energy and light. In this lesson, students learn how light interacts with matter, and what variables contribute to the interaction. Student learning objectives are included at the beginning of the lesson to provide a context for what students will gain from these activities. Five lessons make up the content of this activity. The lessons are as follows: “Introduction to Sun Protection,” “All About Sunscreens,” “How Sunscreens Block: Absorption,” “How Sunscreens Appear: Scattering,” and “Culminating Activities.” Each lesson contains an overview, teacher materials, PowerPoint slides and notes, and student materials available in PDF format. This is an excellent resource, which can be easily adapted into your classroom.
LC Classification: Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography -- Inorganic substances and their inorganic compounds, A-Z
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation -- Oceanography -- Chemical oceanography -- Organic substances and compounds
Medicine -- Pharmacy and materia medica -- Materia medica -- Pharmaceutical chemistry -- Individual substances, A-Z -- Sunscreens
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electric oscillations. Electric waves -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Physical optics -- Scattering (General)
Technology -- Technology (General) -- Nanotechnology
GEM Subject: Science
Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Electromagnetic spectrum
Physics -- Optics and light
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
MovingImage (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: flash
html
pdf
ppt
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: SRI International
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2008-05-16 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2014-01-29 16:13:02 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Staff
Full Record Views: 39
Resource URL Clicks: 6
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