Vendor List for Active Astronomy: Classroom Activities for Learning About Infrared Light

Classroom Materials

Item Vendor Part # & Notes Cost as of 1/14 Alternate Vendor Part # & Notes
Red crayons Crayola color: red-orange or violet red http://www.crayolastore.com/product/27238 $11 for box of 64 of single color    
Blue crayons Crayola color: blizzard blue or aquamarine http://www.crayolastore.com/product/27238 $11 for box of 64 of single color    
Mirrors assorted        
Remote Controls Assorted TV, VCR, Stereo        
Misc. Supplies and Equipment Overhead Projector, CD Player, Paper, cardboard, Tape See the teacher's guide for details      
Economy Dual Magnifier Sargent Welch # WL8068 $3.00 Flinn Scientific Inc. Magnifier, Plastic, Dual Lens $1.95

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Special Materials

Item Vendor Part # & Notes Cost as of 1/14 Alternate Vendor Part # & Notes
1/8" Mono Jack to 1/4" Stereo Plug Headphone Adapter (with alternate amp models, only) Radio Shack 2740363Part numbers vary. This part needed only with Alternate amplifier/speaker models. $4.49 Amazon Part numbers vary. This part needed only with Alternate amplifier/speaker models.
AA battery holder Radio Shack #270-401 $1.49 Wiltronics #BA9121
Amplifier/speaker Radio Shack #277-1008e Local Radio Shacks may no longer have the listed item available. Alternate Amplifier/Speakers options are listed. $14.99 Wiltronics Individual parts may be purchased and assembled.
Amplifier/speaker (alternate) Amazon Andoer PG-3 3W Electric Guitar Amp Amplifier (ASIN: B00IE25JUC; Model I71) This model requires an adapter plug (see above listing). $15.88    
Amplifier/speaker (alternate) Amazon Fender Mini Deluxe Electric Guitar Amp (ASIN: B0002OP7VQ; model # 0234810000) This model requires an adapter plug (see above listing).. $33.95    
Alligator clip cables Radio Shack #278-1157 $7.49 Sparkfun Electronics #CAB-08927
Audio plug Radio Shack #42-2434 $4.99 Rakuten  
Capacitor Radio Shack #272-1070 $ 1.99 Wiltronics #CC1424
LED Radio Shack #276-143 or 276-142 $2.24/$3.99 Wiltronics #CQY89A
Photocell Edmund Scientifics #3039810 $5.95 Ward's Science #6297105
Diffraction grating Science First #614-0066 or 614-0067 (30in2/ 363 in2) $ 13.15/59.95 Edmund Optics #40-267
Blue gel GAM, Inc. #850 Primary blue (3.33 SF/ 33 SF) $ 8.75/ 72.25 Roscolux Filters #80 Primary blue
Green gel GAM, Inc. #650 Grass green (3.33 SF/ 33 SF) $ 8.75/ 72.25 Roscolux Filters #389 Chroma green
Red gel GAM, Inc. #250 Medium red (3.33 SF/ 33 SF) $ 8.75/ 72.25 Roscolux Filters #27 Medium red

 

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