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Title: What is Ultraviolet Light?
Url: http://solar-center.stanford.edu/activities/uv.html
Publisher: Stanford Solar Center
Description: Explores ultraviolet light -- what it is, where it comes from, how we can detect it, and what effects it has upon us and our Earth. Using (inexpensive to order) UV sensitive beads, the students test the beads with various levels of sunscreen protection, as well as the quality of UV protecting sunglasses. Surprises await when using the beads on cloudy days.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun
Science -- Astronomy -- Non-optical methods of astronomy -- Ultraviolet astronomy
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Physics -- Optics. Light -- Spectroscopy -- Ultraviolet spectrum
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Science -- Astronomy
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Sun
Astronomy -- Solar system
Date Issued: 2008
Resource Type: Reference Material
Audio/Visual -- Graph
Instructional Material
Format: Document -- PDF
Document -- HTML
Audience: Educator
Learner
Education Level: High School
Middle School
Elementary School
Language: English
Rights: Stanford SOLAR Center
Access Rights: Free access
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