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Sensing Energy


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Students perform simple experiments using UV detection beads to explore unseen energy produced by the sun.

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Physical Sciences, Space science

Two 45 minute periods

Correspondence to the Next Generation Science Standards is indicated in parentheses after each relevant concept. See our conceptual framework for details.

  • Scientists ask and address questions. (P1, P3, NOS4)

  • Scientists base their ideas on evidence from the natural world. (P3)

  • Scientific ideas may change with new evidence. (NOS3)

  • Scientists observe, explore, discover, and communicate with one another.

  • Scientific observations can be made directly with our own senses or may be made indirectly through the use of tools. (P3)

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