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Educator Resource: Curriculum Module

Between a Rock and a Dark Place

Can you see in the dark? How is sound produced? How could these answers help get you out of a sticky situation nearly a mile underground? Find out as you explore concepts related to light and sound.
Early Elementary
Time required
Minimum of five 55-minute sessions

Jessie, a scientist at the Sanford Lab, is stuck “between a rock and a dark place”. Students imagine themselves in an underground drift and conduct investigations related to light and sound to devise an engineering solution to enable Jessie to communicate with others at a distance.

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