December 12th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Give and Take: Color and Heat Absorption by Exploratorium

Elementary School Resource

Give and Take: Color and Heat Absorption by Exploratorium

Experiment: Using a postcard made of temperature-sensitive liquid crystal material, you can monitor temperature changes. By observing these changes, you can show that dark materials absorb and reemit the energy contained in light more readily than light-colored materials.

Related NY State Academic Standards: S.4.PS.3.2, S.4.PS.4.2, MST4.E.PS4.1, and more!

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