Middle School / Earth Science

Night and Day

In this lab, students use a light sensor to measure the light level that falls on a simulated earth's surface as it turns through several rotations.


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Light Sensor

Wireless Light Sensor

The Wireless Light Sensor provides live data for light level (lux), illuminance, UV Index, and color intensity.

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Source: Lab #07

Middle School Earth Science Teacher Guide

Night and Day