Lesson Plans

Life in the Glass Age

Grades: Elementary & Middle (4-8)

Subject Area: STEM, Materials Science, Environmental Science

Made Possible By: Corning Incorporated

Stimulate your students’ imagination with Life in the Glass Age, an innovative video series that will give them a 360° view behind the scenes of everyday life, revealing the many different advanced glass technologies we encounter and how they are integrated into almost every part of our lives. Students can explore how optical fiber networks, interactive display panels, mobile touchscreens, new types of medical vessels, and pollution-reducing ceramic filters are opening the way to a more connected, informed, and sustainable future for all of us.

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