In this activity, students use UVA and UVB light sources to identify certain kinds of minerals in rocks.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • explain fluorescence
  • use UVA and UVB light sources to identify certain kinds of minerals in rocks.

Download the Word file for:

  • introduction/background notes
  • what you need
  • what to do.
    Published 29 July 2008, Updated 1 March 2013