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  Earth Science
  Life Science
  Physical Science

Hands-on Activity

Warm Colors

Fun Forces
Summary
Students will participate in a hands-on exploration to observe how varying materials absorb solar energy differently.
Overview
Topic: Solar Energy
Real World Science Topics:
  • The sun is a major source of energy.
  • Solar energy is transferred in predictable ways.
Objective
In this activity, students participate in an exploration to learn that different colors have varying abilities to absorb solar energy.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

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