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Educator Resource: Curriculum Module

Between a Rock and a Dark Place

Can you see in the dark? How is sound produced? How could these answers help get you out of a sticky situation nearly a mile underground? Find out as you explore concepts related to light and sound.
Level
Early Elementary
Time required
Minimum of five 55-minute sessions

Students imagine themselves in an underground drift at the Sanford Lab as they listen to a story about Jessie, a scientist, Between a Rock and a Dark Place. Students conduct investigations related to light and sound to devise an engineering solution to enable Jessie to communicate with others over a distance.

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