February 2017 WEBINAR: LIVE on 21 February 2017 at 16:00 GMT

Seeing the Invisible

Have you ever wondered how remote controls works? They send signals in a special type of light called “Infrared Light.” Human eyes cannot detect infrared (IR) light, but smartphone and digital cameras can. Hosted by Rosa Doran of GTTP and Vivian White of ASP, the webinar will feature the lesson plan ‘Seeing the Invisible.’

Lesson plans:

Seeing the Invisible (Portuguese version)

Spectra Around Us: How to build a homemade spectroscope (Portuguese version)

Supporting video: Astronomy from the Stratosphere – NASA’s SOFIA Mission