Cosmic Colors

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25 minutes

Grade Level:  6

An Adventure Along the Spectrum - Discover why the sky is blue, Mars is red and why things appear the colors they do.  Then step into the invisible universe to investigate the electromagnetic energy all around us from the infrared light of a roaring fire to the X-rays emitted by a black hole.

NGSS Connections: MS-PS2-3. Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces. MS PS-4