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Electromagnetic Spectrum

Electromagnetic Spectrum


Students will be able to explain the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of frequency, wavelength, and energy. 

This is your notes- take good ones.

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Here are your notes. Pause and rewind as needed.

Source: Langhans and various other educators

These are the “S” in WSQ. You must have them under your video notes completed by the due date on the Unit Plan.

As you go from left to right across the electromagnetic spectrum what happens to the frequency and energy of the waves?

What happens to the speed of light as it enters a different medium?  

Which color of the visible light portion of the electromagnetic spectrum has the highest frequency and the most energy?  

Which color of the visible light portion of the electromagnetic spectrum has the lowest frequency and the least energy?  

What type of wave is a radio wave?  __________________ an infrared wave?  ___________________


Source: Langhans and various educators

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