Hot or Cold? Measuring IR

Hot or Cold? Measuring Infrared Radiation Emitted from Various Sources

Author: Beth Stein, John McGee, Jim Campbell   Affiliation: VirginiaView, HawaiiView   Date: 1 Jun 2013
Audience: Middle School, High School, Higher Education   Course Material: No
Description: Students will collect and graph their own data using an Infrared Thermometer. This activity covers the following skills: The Electromagnetic Spectrum; Infrared Radiation; The Effect of Material Composition on Temperature; Collecting data; Graphing results (modified from HawaiiView)
Keywords: Electromagnetic spectrum, EMR, thermal
Skill Level: Introductory
Software Requirements: None or Not Applicable
Special Materials: Infrared thermometer (A kit is available from Virginia View)
AV Resources Used: Yes   Download Access: Public
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