UV Discussion Starters


newsletterdidyouknowwbTeaching about ultraviolet light is always fun.  Read on for ideas you’ll want to try in your classroom.  We have compiled in-class activities, discussion ideas and do-it-yourself projects that will have your students GLOWING with excitement as they explore the hidden world of UV light.

Let us know how these ideas worked!  If you have a favorite lesson or activity on ultraviolet light, please share it with us at socialmedia@teachersource.com.

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EI TV – Ultraviolet (UV) Light


EI TVThough invisible to the human eye, ultraviolet (UV) light has amazing properties.  Whether you’re teaching about the light spectrum, skin cancer awareness or forensic science, these video clips will grab your students’ attention and help you start a lively discussion.

If you come across a video you’d like us to add to this list, leave the URL in a comment below or write to us at socialmedia@teachersource.com.

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Ultraviolet Humor


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While UV radiation may not be a laughing matter when it comes to skin damage, there’s nothing under the sun like a good joke to brighten your day.

Why not insert a bit of ultraviolet humor into your next quiz or homework page?  Extra points for students who guess the right punchlines to our riddles!

If you have a favorite cartoon or joke, insert it below as a comment, or email us at socialmedia@teachersource.com.

Happy teaching!

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Ultraviolet Light in the News


newsletternewswb-cropUltraviolet light is everywhere!  Every month, science makes new discoveries based on UV rays.  We’re still learning how our eyesight works, what UV rays can do to our skin, how UV radiation varies from planet to planet… and much more.

This selection of noteworthy articles is bound to “brighten” any classroom discussion on light and the UV light spectrum.  Read on! Read the rest of this entry »


You Said It! Ultraviolet Product Reviews


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Even the youngest students are drawn to learning about the sun and—by extension—ultraviolet light.  Our line of UV products gets rave reviews from science teachers, artists, nursery schools, summer camps, skin cancer awareness fundraising groups… In other words, everyone under the sun!

Here’s what customers are saying about some of their favorite ultraviolet light materials.

If you have a favorite Educational Innovations product, let us know!  We’d love to share your review with your fellow teachers and science lovers.

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