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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (page 1 of the PDF), learners will use a home video camera with a “night vision” mode to test how various inks appear outside the spectrum of visible light. In a darkened room,...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    Create 3D glasses and use them to explore color, light and optics. Fool your brain into 'seeing' three dimensions on a flat surface!

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    BioEd
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    This activity generates learner excitement about light through the creation of a room-sized rainbow. Learners also make their own "rainbow" drawings that incorporate the sequence of...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will see the illusion of colors produced by a rotating black and white image known as Benham’s Disk. They will experiment with rotation direction...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners explore how infrared technology is used by engineers to create equipment and systems for a variety of industries. Learners explore the application of infrared in remote...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this activity, learners use a compact disc to make a spectrometer, an instrument used to measure properties of light. Learners use their spectrometer to view a continuous spectrum produced by...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    This simple hands-on activity demonstrates why the sky appears blue on a sunny day and red during sunrise and sunset. Learners observe as a special "sunset egg" and a white light reveal...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Like water drops in falling rain, a CD separates white light into all the colors that make it up. The colors you can see reflecting from a CD are interference colors, like the shifting colors you...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity (posted on March 12, 2011), learners follow the steps to construct a spectroscope, a tool used to analyze light and color. First, learners use relatively simple materials to...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners explore light, color and rainbows by making their own rainbow glasses. Learners glue "rainbow optics paper" onto the glasses cutout, add decorations and attach...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes

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