Using UV beads as detectors, the ability of sunglasses to protect the eyes from UV radiation from the Sun is tested.
Grades covered: 1 through 12
Curriculum Topics: Electromagnetic Spectrum, Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation, UV Protection
Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.
- Physical Science
- Grades K-2
- Grades 3-5
- Grades 6-8
Tags: Matter, Waves, Light
Subjects covered: ["Earth\/Space Science","Physical Science"]