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13 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Microwave
Xray
Infrared
Radio
These waves are emitted by microwaves & cell phones.
These waves are useful for medical diagnosis; in extreme amou…
These waves can be detected by your skin and night vision dev…
These non-harmful, low frequency waves are emitted and detect…
Microwave
These waves are emitted by microwaves & cell phones.
Xray
These waves are useful for medical diagnosis; in extreme amou…
17 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
radio wave
microwave
infrared wave
The entire range of electromagnetic waves with different wave…
A low-frequency, low-energy electromagnetic wave that has a w…
A low-frequency, low-energy electromagnetic wave that has a w…
An electromagnetic wave that has a wavelength shorter than a…
electromagnetic spectrum
The entire range of electromagnetic waves with different wave…
radio wave
A low-frequency, low-energy electromagnetic wave that has a w…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
10 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
radio waves
microwaves
infrared waves
The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
the second longest wavelengths and lowest frequencies trans…
3rd longest wave, can be felt as heat. Your television remote…
electromagnetic spectrum
The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
radio waves
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
22 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
X-Rays
radio waves
microwaves
infrared
A high energy type of electromagnetic radiation which is used…
These waves can be longer than a football field or as short a…
These type of waves have wavelengths that can be measured in…
Two bands of this type of energy near closest in wavelength t…
X-Rays
A high energy type of electromagnetic radiation which is used…
radio waves
These waves can be longer than a football field or as short a…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Wavelength
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic radiation
Radiation
The distance between any two corresponding points on successi…
A grouping of all possible energy levels of electromagnetic r…
The type of energy released by stars consisting of electric a…
The transfer of energy by the movement of electromagnetic wav…
Wavelength
The distance between any two corresponding points on successi…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
A grouping of all possible energy levels of electromagnetic r…
17 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
13 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic spectrum
visible light
white light
a form of energy that can travel through space, does not requ…
The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
Electromagnetic radiation that can be seen with the unaided e…
combination of all the wavelengths of color: Red, Orange, Yel…
electromagnetic wave
a form of energy that can travel through space, does not requ…
electromagnetic spectrum
The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
12 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio waves
microwaves
Infrared waves
Visible Light
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelength and lowest…
between radio waves and infrared light
Electromagnetic waves of frequencies lower than the red of vi…
electromagnetic waves that you can see
radio waves
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelength and lowest…
microwaves
between radio waves and infrared light
8 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
34 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
ROYGBIV
Longest electromagnetic wave; contains…
Type of light given off by heat; Preda…
Type of light that causes sunburn
Colors of visible light
Radio waves
Infrared light
Ultraviolet light
ROYGBIV
Colors of visible light
Longest electromagnetic wave; contains…
Radio waves
Electromagnetic spectrum
By the amount of energy they carry
A particle is a discrete unit of energ…
C, A, B
They pick up the radio waves emitted b…
How are different types of radiation arranged along the elect…
what is the difference between a wave and a particle?
Place the following types of EM radiation in order, from lowe…
Astronomers often scan the sky using devices called radio tel…
By the amount of energy they carry
How are different types of radiation arranged along the elect…
A particle is a discrete unit of energ…
what is the difference between a wave and a particle?
26 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Microwave
Xray
Infrared
Radio
These waves are emitted by microwaves & cell phones
These waves are useful for medical diagnosis; in extreme amou…
These waves can be detected by your skin and night vision dev…
These non-harmful, low frequency waves are emitted by the sun…
Microwave
These waves are emitted by microwaves & cell phones
Xray
These waves are useful for medical diagnosis; in extreme amou…
10 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio Waves
Microwaves
Infrared
Visible Light
Longest Wavelength, used for MRIs
often used to send heat energy to food to heat it.
you feel this as heat.
made from 7 colors (ROY G BIV)
Radio Waves
Longest Wavelength, used for MRIs
Microwaves
often used to send heat energy to food to heat it.
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
polarized light
photoelectric effect
transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic enerey g
the energy transferred through space by electromagnetic waves
light that vibrates in only one direction
the ejection of electrons from a substance when light is shin…
electromagnetic wave
transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic enerey g
electromagnetic radiation
the energy transferred through space by electromagnetic waves
30 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
polarized light
photoelectric effect
Transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic energy.
The energy transferred through space by electromagnetic waves.
Light that vibrates in only one direction.
The ejection of electrons from a substance when light is shin…
electromagnetic wave
Transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic energy.
electromagnetic radiation
The energy transferred through space by electromagnetic waves.
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Given off by stars, and __________ sub…
Given off by ______, used to see insid…
Made by special ________, attracts ins…
Given off by anything that's hot enoug…
Radioactive, cancer, mutations, Gamma Rays
Stars, cancers, X-rays
Lamps, sun tan, retina, Ultraviolet waves
Visible light
Given off by stars, and __________ sub…
Radioactive, cancer, mutations, Gamma Rays
Given off by ______, used to see insid…
Stars, cancers, X-rays
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio waves
Microwaves
Infrared radiation
Visible light
Lowest energy waves
Used to cook food
Given off by warm objects
The only light our eyes can see
Radio waves
Lowest energy waves
Microwaves
Used to cook food
25 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Waves
Electromagnetic Radiation
Polarized Light
Photoelectric Effect
A transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energy
The energy that is transferred through space by electromagnet…
A light that passes through vibrates in only on direction
Sometimes light can even cause an electron to move so much it…
Electromagnetic Waves
A transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energy
Electromagnetic Radiation
The energy that is transferred through space by electromagnet…
23 terms
Electromagnetic spectrum
Electromagnetic waves
How is travels with out a medium
Wave/particle theory of light
Photon
Waves that can travel with out a medium
It vibrates through electric and magnetic fields
Light sometimes acts like it is made of particles, but someti…
The separate particles of light
Electromagnetic waves
Waves that can travel with out a medium
How is travels with out a medium
It vibrates through electric and magnetic fields
25 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
polarized light
photoelectric effect
a form of energy that can travel through space at the speed o…
energy that travels through space in the form of electromagne…
light that vibrates in only one direction,... filtered so that…
The emission of electrons from a substance (knocked out)
electromagnetic wave
a form of energy that can travel through space at the speed o…
electromagnetic radiation
energy that travels through space in the form of electromagne…
10 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
3.10: Understand that light is part of…
3.11 identify the order of the electro…
3.12 explain some of the uses of Radio…
3.12 explain some of the uses of Micro…
The electromagnetic spectrum is a range of different frequenc…
As you go up the electromagnetic spectrum wavelength decrease…
broadcasting and communications (vibrations carry sound)
cooking and satellite transmissions (vibrations create heat)
3.10: Understand that light is part of…
The electromagnetic spectrum is a range of different frequenc…
3.11 identify the order of the electro…
As you go up the electromagnetic spectrum wavelength decrease…
13 terms
Electromagnetic spectrum
Radio wave
Microwave
Infrared
Red
10³ m
10⁻² m
10⁻⁵ m
780-620 nm
Radio wave
10³ m
Microwave
10⁻² m
14 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Transverse Wave
Trough
A disturbance that travels through a medium from one location…
A wave in which the particle displacement is parallel to the…
A wave in which the particle displacement is perpendicular to…
It represents the maximum displacement downward of the partic…
Wave
A disturbance that travels through a medium from one location…
Longitudinal Wave
A wave in which the particle displacement is parallel to the…
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio waves... (Longest wavelength-Lowest…
Microwaves... (Second longest wavelength-…
Infrared light... (Third longest waveleng…
Visible light... (Center, medium waveleng…
Radar... Radio... TV... Wireless networking
Cooking... Cell phones
Heat lamps... TV remote
Light visible to the naked eye... Only light we can see... We see…
Radio waves... (Longest wavelength-Lowest…
Radar... Radio... TV... Wireless networking
Microwaves... (Second longest wavelength-…
Cooking... Cell phones
21 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
What is an electromagnetic wave?
True or False:... When traveling through…
What is the relationship between frequ…
How do electromagnetic waves differ?
An electromagnetic wave is a wave that can travel through spa…
False: All EM waves are transverse waves.
High frequency waves have short wavelength. ... Low frequency wa…
EM waves differ in frequency, wavelength and energy level.... +…
What is an electromagnetic wave?
An electromagnetic wave is a wave that can travel through spa…
True or False:... When traveling through…
False: All EM waves are transverse waves.
18 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
What is Electromagnetic (EM) Radiation?
What does each EM wave have? (2 things)
What is wavelength?
How is wavelength calculated?
The movement of energy through space or a medium, comprising…
Frequency and Wavelength
The latter is defined as the distance between positive or neg…
Wavelength is calculated as the speed of light divided by the…
What is Electromagnetic (EM) Radiation?
The movement of energy through space or a medium, comprising…
What does each EM wave have? (2 things)
Frequency and Wavelength
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
When you plug something into a wall, h…
What is a major source of energy on ou…
What electromagnetic wave can you see…
Electrically
The sun
Infrared
Electromagnetic Spectrum
When you plug something into a wall, h…
Electrically
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
polarized light
photoelectric effect
a transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energy
energy that is transferred through space by electromagnetic w…
light that passes through a polarizing filter and vibrates in…
when electrons move so much that that they are knocked out if…
electromagnetic wave
a transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energy
electromagnetic radiation
energy that is transferred through space by electromagnetic w…
28 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
What does ROYGBIV stand for?
Diagram and label the parts of a wave.
Diagram and label the seven sections o…
Define wavelength.
It stands for the visible wavelengths of the electromagnetic…
It is the distance from Crest to crest.
What does ROYGBIV stand for?
It stands for the visible wavelengths of the electromagnetic…
Diagram and label the parts of a wave.
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
All electromagnetic waves travel at th…
Speed Formula
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The electromagnetic spectrum is made u…
...
Speed = Wavelength x Frequency
- The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order…
...
All electromagnetic waves travel at th…
...
Speed Formula
Speed = Wavelength x Frequency
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
polarized light
photoelectric effect
a transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energy
energy that is transferred through space by electromagnetic w…
light that passes through a polarizing filter and vibrates in…
when electrons move so much that that they are knocked out if…
electromagnetic wave
a transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energy
electromagnetic radiation
energy that is transferred through space by electromagnetic w…
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Gamma Rays
X-Rays
Ultraviolet Light
Visible Light
EM waves with the most energy. Highest frequency, shortest wa…
Can penetrate most objects. Used to take pictures of the huma…
EM waves with wavelengths higher than visible light, but shor…
Can be seen by the Human Eye. White light includes the colors…
Gamma Rays
EM waves with the most energy. Highest frequency, shortest wa…
X-Rays
Can penetrate most objects. Used to take pictures of the huma…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
radio waves
microwaves
infrared waves
the range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromag…
used for long distance communication: 2 > 30 cm
30 cm > 2 > 1 nm
1 nm > λ > 700 nm
electromagnetic spectrum
the range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromag…
radio waves
used for long distance communication: 2 > 30 cm
14 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
frequency
wavelength
radio waves
microwaves
how many waves pass in a certain amount of time
the distance between two of the same parts of a wave
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelength and lowest…
between radio waves and infrared light
frequency
how many waves pass in a certain amount of time
wavelength
the distance between two of the same parts of a wave
14 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
frequency
wavelength
radio waves
microwaves
how many waves pass in a certain amount of time; unit is Hz
the distance between two of the same parts of a wave
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelength and lowest…
between radio waves and infrared light
frequency
how many waves pass in a certain amount of time; unit is Hz
wavelength
the distance between two of the same parts of a wave
27 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
polarized light
photoelectric effect
transverse waves that transfer electric and magnetic waves
energy that travels through space in the form of electromagne…
light that vibrates in only one direction
the movement of electrons in a substance when light is shinin…
electromagnetic wave
transverse waves that transfer electric and magnetic waves
electromagnetic radiation
energy that travels through space in the form of electromagne…
16 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
frequency
wavelength
radio waves
microwaves
how many waves pass in a certain amount of time
the distance between two of the same parts of a wave
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelength and lowest…
between radio waves and infrared light
frequency
how many waves pass in a certain amount of time
wavelength
the distance between two of the same parts of a wave
8 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Light Absorption
Opaque
Translucent
Transparent
When a light wave is absorbed by an object, in which case its…
Not able to be seen through; not transparent.
allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass through; sem…
Allowing light to pass through so that objects behind can be…
Light Absorption
When a light wave is absorbed by an object, in which case its…
Opaque
Not able to be seen through; not transparent.
18 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Frequency
Wavelength
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Wave
The number of wavelengths that pass in a certain amount of time
The distance from crest to crest
The diagram that organizes EM waves by their energy (frequency)
A wave that transfers energy through a vacuum
Frequency
The number of wavelengths that pass in a certain amount of time
Wavelength
The distance from crest to crest
5 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum t…
Heat waves
Part of the spectrum that has the high…
The colour of the visible light spectr…
The radiowaves
Infrared rays
gamma rays
Red
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum t…
The radiowaves
Heat waves
Infrared rays
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
10 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
Radio waves
microwaves
radar
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
the radio waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest…
a system that uses that uses reflected radio waves to detect…
electromagnetic spectrum
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
Radio waves
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
15 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
10 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radio wave
infrared radiation
visible light
ultraviolet
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
allows us to see objects, can be refracted into the colors of…
helps the body produce vitamin D but too much damages skin an…
radio wave
the lowest frequency waves used to measure speed, make cell p…
infrared radiation
can be sensed by humans as heat, used in night vision cameras
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Region of spectrum directly above gamma
Region of spectrum directly above X-ray
Region of spectrum above visible
Highest energy color
Cosmic
Gamma
uv (ultraviolet)
Violet
Region of spectrum directly above gamma
Cosmic
Region of spectrum directly above X-ray
Gamma
7 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
radar
wifi
thermal imaging
detected by cones
radio waves
microwaves
infrared
visible light
radar
radio waves
wifi
microwaves
24 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Wave
Opaque
Translucent
Transparent
Waves propagated by periodic variations of electric and magne…
Impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
Materials that transmit some light to pass through but not en…
A material that allows light to pass through without scatteri…
Electromagnetic Wave
Waves propagated by periodic variations of electric and magne…
Opaque
Impossible to see through; preventing the passage of light
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