Imagine It! - August 12, 2017 - Solar Beads

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TOLEDO (WTVG) -- The solar eclipse is coming Monday, August 21, 2017, so we're taking a moment to talk about the dangers associated with the sun.

Ultraviolet rays, both A and B, can be harmful. They're also invisible to the naked eye.

Through the use of color-changing beads, the Chief Scientist at the Imagination Station, Carl Nelson, shows us how certain types of filters can block certain types of rays.

Results vary depending on the SPF level of protection, and the beads illustrate how well each type of sunscreen works.

See for yourself on this Imagine It!