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Glowing in the Dark
In this activity, learners explore phosphorescence and how certain materials can absorb and store energy from a light source.
Science of SunblockAdd to list Details
This is an activity (located on page 3 of the PDF under Stained Glass Activity) about nanotechnology making its way into everyday products, such as sunscreen, and how effective these invisible particl
Rainbow in the Room
This activity generates learner excitement about light through the creation of a room-sized rainbow.
Writing for Night VisionAdd to list Details
In this activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Forensics), learners will use a home video camera with a “night vision” mode to test how various inks appear outside the spectrum of visibl
Safe in the Sun
In this activity on page 13 of the PDF, use a special plastic card that has been painted with a chemical that changes color when it is in UV light.
Thar She Glows!Add to list Details
Learners observe glow-in-the-dark objects in a homemade light-proof box. Objects can include glow sticks, glow-in-the-dark toys, and toys with fluorescent paint.
Paper WhitesAdd to list Details
Learners observe different paper samples under ordinary room light and under a black light to learn some of the chemical differences between different types of paper.