When exposed to ultraviolet light from the sun (or other long-wave UV source), UV nail polish changes color! The change is reversible. When the UV Nail Polish is removed from sunlight, it returns to its original color! Although the product is great for nails, it can just as easily be painted on an index card or acetate to make an ultraviolet light detector that can be used for testing the effectiveness of sunscreen lotion or any other UV filter. 0.25 oz bottle Nail Polish is not available for International Shipping or shipping by Air. It will be removed from any International orders. Shipments by Express Services will be reassigned to UPS Ground. Download the SDS of this product (clear nail polish). Download the SDS of this product (color nail polish).
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UV Nail Polish
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The girls loved it!
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This product will support your students' understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, as shown in the table below.
Suggested Science Idea(s)
Students can conduct investigations showing evidence of illumination from an external source such as the Sun.
Students can conduct investigations showing evidence that the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.
Students can use this tool to develop and use a model to describe how waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.
Students can use these UV Nail Polish to conduct investigations about technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture energy.
Use with the UV Flashlight (UV-644) for classroom demonstrations.
* NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.