Which effects of light pollution are the most important?
In this activity, students think about how misdirected light waves travel through space and affect living things. Throughout this discussion, students explore the important causes and effects of light pollution and the ways that living things might be affected by excess light at night.
This activity assumes you have a working knowledge of light pollution. To learn more about light pollution, please visit the following websites:
To learn more about the harmful effects of light pollution on living things, please visit the following websites:
Throughout the activity, consider how well students:
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