Collecting a Spectral Reflectance Curve

Collecting a Spectral Reflectance Curve - An Exploration of the Electromagnetic Spectrum beyond Human Visibility

Author: Beth Stein, John McGee, Jim Campbell, HawaiiView   Affiliation: VirginiaView, HawaiiView   Date: 1 Jun 2013
Audience: High School, Higher Education   Course Material: No
Description: Students will collect and graph their own data using a spectrometer. The following skills are covered: The Electromagnetic Spectrum; Different Types of Radiation; Spectral Reflectance Curves; The Effect of Material Composition (Vegetation) on the EMS; Using a spectrometer; Collecting data; Graphing results
Keywords: EMS, electromagnetic spectrum, spectrometer
Skill Level: Introductory
Software Requirements: None or Not Applicable
Special Materials: Alta II Spectrometer (or other spectrometer), leaf / leaves, white piece of poster board or thick white paper
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
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