Electromagnetic Spectrum

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Energy

Electromagnetic waves carry this from one place to another

Fields

Electromagnetic waves have vibrating electrical and magnetic ________

Microwaves

One group of radio waves with the highest frequency are

Thermographs

Photographs taken using heat are called

Visible Light

Light that can be seen by humans

Photosynthesis

Visible light is essential for this which is the process by which green plants make food

Nucleus

The central core of an atom

Ultra-Violet

Rays that cannot be seen by humans but can be seen by some insects

Ozone

A layer of _____ in the atmosphere that absorbs most of the sun's harmful UV rays before they reach earth

Infrared rays

All objects give off these

Atoms

The building blocks of all matter

Transeverse

An E.W. is also a _________ wave

AM

Amplitude Modulation

FM

Frequency Modulation

Electromagnetic Spectrum

E.W. are often arranged in order of wavelength and frequency this is called the _________ ____________

Luminous objects

Anything that gives of its own light is a

Illuminated objects

An object that can be seen because it is illuminated

Protons

The positively charged particles in the nucleus

Neutrons

Particles inside the nucleus of an atom with no charge

Electrons

The negatively charged particles surrounding the nucleus of the atom are the

Radar waves

Are used to monitor airplane positions locate ships at sea and track storms

Vacuum

A space free of all particles

Modulation

Variation in a wave

Radio waves

The waves with the lowest frequency and longest wavelength are these

Gamma waves

A medical patient can be injected with a fluid that emits these waves in order to be observed

X-rays

Most energy from exploding stars are given as these

Heat

Infrared rays cannot be seen but can be interpreteded as heat

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