Build a Spectroscope - Activity
Have your students build a working spectroscope to the study the nature of light. Recommended for students grade 5 and over. Half of the poster is cut out, folded, and taped to build the spectroscope. Instructions for constructing the spectroscope are on the flip side of the poster. Curriculum and classroom activities are available in the document at bottom.
NOTE: Requires 1 diffraction grating per spectroscope available from the following supplier:
Edmund Scientific (609) 573-6250
Catalog # F39502 $23.60 (pkg of 25)
Catalog # F50183 $58.00 (pkg of 80)
Request "Spectroscope" posters for your classroom.
Curriculum and Classroom Activities:
Click on the grade Level to get the desired PDF file of activities for your class.
These classroom materials have been developed by NASA Curriculum Specialist, Susanne Ashby and Amberlee Chaussee.
|Grade Level||Curriculum / Class Activity|
|Grades 5-8||Nature of light and spectroscope activity|
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