Physical Science

Unit 4: The Nature of Matter

Unit Project 1


The name laser is an acronym for Light Amplification by the Stimulated Emission of Radiation. There is a wide variety of applications for lasers today, including in medical treatments.


Have students read and learn more about lasers and their applications using these sites. They will then use a spider map to organize their information. Instruct them to include safety concerns and precautions.


Have students create poster-size spider maps. They can include drawings and photographs on their posters to add visual interest.


Spider Maps


Laser Safety

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