LIGO's Science Education Center
NSTA Field Trip, Nov 29th
Magnetic Spinning Pencil Visual instructions for assembly
Magnetic Spinning Pencil Handout
This powerpoint explores using spandex and embroidery hoops to model spacetime.
NSTA Dec. 1st - Physics Day - Visible Spectrum Shadows
A description of the set-up and conducting of the colored shadow activity.
A classroom activity on detector characteristics - specifically how the eye works!
NSTA Dec. 1st - Physics Day - Thirty Demos in 30 Minutes
NSTA Dec. 1st - Physics Day - Scotland
Presentation by Stephen Collins, Vernita Adkins & William Katzman on the Scotland Physics Teacher Exchange supported by an National Science Foundation grant to The Baton Rouge Area Foundation.
NSTA Dec. 2nd - Inquiry & Color
Peripheral Vision: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/peripheral-vision
Bird in a Cage: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/bird-in-cage
Truly Primary Pigments: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/truly-primary-pigments
Three Little Pigments: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/three-little-pigments
Cheshire Cat: https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/cheshire-cat
powerpoint wth resources for the NSTA event: Lights Color Inquiry Action
Learn for yourself what the primary colors of pigment should be (and are).
Additional Resources on Light & Color
A worksheet explaining the algebra of color - how color can be treated algebraically in order to see what colors might appear when adding lights or when mixing pigments.