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Thursday, February 20 • 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Discovering the Invisible – Infrared and Ultraviolet

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William Herschel, in 1800, performed an experiment that revealed something beyond the red end of the solar spectrum (infrared) that was producing heat. Johann Ritter, in 1801, performed an experiment that revealed something beyond the violet end of the spectrum (ultraviolet) that caused chemicals to darken. Come and perform a STEM and STEAM version of these experiments that by junior high and high school students can do.

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Barry Edgar

Edmonton Public Schools
Barry taught for Edmonton Public Schools for 40 years before retiring at the end of the 2013 school year (14 years in junior high math and science, and 26 years in high school general science and physics). He believes that students get most out of a classroom that is activity based... Read More →

Thursday February 20, 2020 2:45pm - 4:00pm
Telus 106 Calgary Telus Convention Centre