This activity allows students to investigate how images are produced from data streams by using first a spreadsheet and then an image-processing program. They then go on to see how the usefulness of such a monochromatic image may be enhanced by using lookup tables and calibration. The materials used focus on the thermal infra-red allowing discussion of the electromagnetic spectrum and blackbody radiation.
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|Subject(s)||Physics, Mathematics, Computing, Cross curricular, Science|
|Published||2010 to date|