sun prints

Christina points to the coins and leaves that she placed on construction paper.

sun prints

sun prints

may 12

We’re harnessing the power of the sun in today’s STEAMwork science exploration ☀️😎. Create designs and patterns on your paper by using the sun’s UV—or ultraviolet—light, and be sure to share your amazing creations with us!

additional resources

Can’t go outside? Try this indoor-friendly sun printing method.

Get your sun printing paper and more information about how it works from

Try some alternative light sources to see what different outcomes you get while using sun printing paper. Here are some suggestions from Steve Spangler Science.

Learn more about UV light and rays from NASA.

Here’s a great resource if you’re curious about how the sun works.