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Reflection / Infrared


Price: $29.95
Order Number: 711.0004
Format : DVD

This episode includes a DVD, CD-ROM (contains additional student activities) and online access to a Teacher’s Guide. The CD-ROM includes a Spanish language soundtrack.

Infrared- How can you see in the dark without light? Host David Heil discovers that we can see in the dark by detecting infrared radiation. David learns many practical applications for this invisible part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Your students learn about infrared radiation, if it is dangerous, and how it is used.

Concepts: Electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetic spectrum, wavelength and frequency, visible light, infrared radiation, heat.

Reflection- Why do we appear backwards in a mirror? Actress Shelly Duvall reflects on this question and learns how light bounces off mirrors and other shiny objects. She takes a look at the way images appear to form behind the surface of a mirror. Your students learn how a mirror reflects light and how the law of reflection applies to different types of mirrors.

Concepts: Light and light waves, reflection, properties of reflective surfaces.

Rights granted with the purchase of DVD include: a) life of media audiovisual use, b) public performance, c) campus or building closed circuit and digital/video-on-demand transmission.

Click here for Teacher’s Guide

Ideal for Grades: 6 - 9
Duration: 30 minutes
Producer: Twin Cities Public Television
Series Order #711

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