Showing 17 experiments that use the Wireless Light Sensor.

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Middle School / Earth Science

Night and Day

Students will be using different models to recreate the effects of the Sun on Earth. In Part 1, students use a simple model to examine night...

Source: Essential Middle School Science Teacher Lab Manual

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Elementary / Elementary Science

How a Greenhouse Works: Light

Students change the angle at which light strikes a model greenhouse and measure its intensity.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

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Elementary / Elementary Science

Can Plants Survive without Light?

Students measure the ambient light around three plants for a series of days to discover the best light conditions in which they can grow.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

High School / Physics

Intensity of Light

Students measure the intensity of a light source vs distance. Using their data they explore the mathematical relationship between intensity and...

Middle School / Physical Science

Measuring Light Intensity

In this lab, students will use light sensors to investigate how light intensity changes as it gets further from the source.

Source: Middle School Physical Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Earth Science

Investigating Seismic Waves

In this lab, students will use a light sensor to measure the amplitude and frequency of vibrations during three simulated earthquakes.

Source: Middle School Earth Science Teacher Guide

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.

Source: Middle School Earth Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Earth Science

Seasons

In this lab, students will use a light sensor to investigate the relationship between the earth's tilt on its axis, its revolution around the...

Source: Middle School Earth Science Teacher Guide

Middle School / Life Science

Photosynthesis

In this lab, students will use light and absolute pressure sensors to measure changes in light and pressure in an aquatic ecosystem as an Elodea...

Source: Middle School Life Science Teacher Guide

Advanced Placement / Environmental Science

Sunlight Intensity and Reflectivity

In this lab, students will use a light sensor, a fast-response temperature probe, and a stainless steel temperature probe to explore the concept...

Source: Advanced Environmental & Earth Sciences

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