How Does Light Travel?

Record ID: 
nw-000-000-003-313
First Name: 
Michelle
Last Name: 
Nichols
Primary Email: 
Language: 
en-US
Institution Name: 
Adler
Resource Published Date: 
Tuesday, December 30, 1969 - 19:00
Description: 

This is an activity about how light travels. Learners will perform two experiments. The first explores blocking light to create shadows. The second asks learners to use mirrors to figure out that light travels in a straight line. This is Activity 4 of the Sun As a Star afterschool curriculum. This activity requires use of a room that can be darkened.

SMD Forum Primary: 
Heliophysics
Audience: 
Educator
Format: 
application/pdf
Access Restrictions: 
Free access
Learning Time: 
45 to 60 minutes
Materials Cost: 
$5 - $10
Individual or Group: 
Instructional Strategies: 
Dialog journals
Discussions
Hands-on learning
Benchmarks: 
http://asn.jesandco.org/resources/S2366807
http://asn.jesandco.org/resources/S2365824
Contributor: 
American Museum of Natural History
National Science Education Standards: 
False
Math Standards: 
False
Technology Standards: 
False
Geography Standards: 
False
Learning Time Comment: 
URL: 
http://www.nasa.gov/pdf/145908main_Sun.As.A.Star.Guide.pdf#page=15
Image Url: 
nw-000-000-003-313.jpg