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23 terms
Electromagnetic Waves and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Properties of electromagnetic waves
What electromagnetic waves are made of
Speed of Light
Electromag. waves encounter with space
Transverse waves with no medium, can travel through open spac…
Vibrating electric and magnetic fields
3x10^8 m/s
Will travel through a vaccuum
Properties of electromagnetic waves
Transverse waves with no medium, can travel through open spac…
What electromagnetic waves are made of
Vibrating electric and magnetic fields
11 terms
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
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.
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…
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…
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
15 terms
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
12 terms
The electromagnetic spectrum
The electromagnetic spectrum
Infrared radiation
Ultraviolet radiation
Pupil
is a collection of all electromagnetic waves arranged in orde…
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than v…
is another form of energy that comes from the Sun.
The adjustable opening in the center of the eye through which…
The electromagnetic spectrum
is a collection of all electromagnetic waves arranged in orde…
Infrared radiation
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than v…
8 terms
The electromagnetic spectrum
The electromagnetic spectrum
Radio
Microwave
Infrared
Is the range of all types of EM radiation. Radiation is energ…
Your radio captures radio waves emitted by radio stations, br…
Microwave radiation will cook your popcorn in just a few minu…
Night vision goggles pick up the infrared light emitted by ou…
The electromagnetic spectrum
Is the range of all types of EM radiation. Radiation is energ…
Radio
Your radio captures radio waves emitted by radio stations, br…
8 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio
Microwave
Infrared
Visible
Your radio captures radio waves emitted by radio stations, br…
Microwave radiation will cook your popcorn in just a few minu…
Night vision goggles pick up the infrared light emitted by ou…
Our eyes detect visible light. Fireflies, light bulbs, and st…
Radio
Your radio captures radio waves emitted by radio stations, br…
Microwave
Microwave radiation will cook your popcorn in just a few minu…
37 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Wave
Charged Particles*
Electromagnetic Radiation
Speed of Light
-transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energ…
-every charged particle has an electric field surrounding it…
-energy that is transferred through space by electromagnetic…
Through a vacuum/ empty space = 300,000km/sec
Electromagnetic Wave
-transverse wave that transfers electrical and magnetic energ…
Charged Particles*
-every charged particle has an electric field surrounding it…
12 terms
The electromagnetic spectrum
absorption
electromagnetic spectrum
frequency
gamma rays
the process where waves hit a surface and energy is transferred
the series of electromagnetic waves in order of frequency and…
the number of waves that pass a point every second measured i…
the waves with the shortest wavelength - used to treat cancer…
absorption
the process where waves hit a surface and energy is transferred
electromagnetic spectrum
the series of electromagnetic waves in order of frequency and…
10 terms
The Electromagnetic spectrum
Radio waves
Microwaves
Infared
Visible light
All radio and tv stations brodcast radio waves
Despite there names microwaves are not the shortest
Means below red
Visible light contains all of the colors you can see
Radio waves
All radio and tv stations brodcast radio waves
Microwaves
Despite there names microwaves are not the shortest
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…
The electromagnetic spectrum
The electromagnetic spectrum
Visible Light
transparent materials
opaque materials
is a collection of all electromagnetic waves arranged in orde…
Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can…
lets light pass through it ... ......
absorbs all light (can't see through it)
The electromagnetic spectrum
is a collection of all electromagnetic waves arranged in orde…
Visible Light
Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can…
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.
25 terms
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
8 terms
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
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.
10 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
How are electromagnetic spectrum waves…
How are electromagnetic waves produced?
EM waves travel through the ____ of sp…
Label the crest, trough, and wavelengt…
Transmit Energy
Vibration of charged particles.
EM waves travel through the vacuum of space at the constant s…
How are electromagnetic spectrum waves…
Transmit Energy
How are electromagnetic waves produced?
Vibration of charged particles.
14 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
visible light
radio waves
microwaves
The range of all electromagnetic frequencies, including the f…
The part of an electromagnetic wave spectrum that consists of…
The part of the electromagnetic spectrum that consists of wav…
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that consists of waves w…
electromagnetic spectrum
The range of all electromagnetic frequencies, including the f…
visible light
The part of an electromagnetic wave spectrum that consists of…
6 terms
Electromagnetic spectrum
absorption
electromagnetic spectrum
frequency
gamma rays
The process in which electromagnetic waves hit a surface and…
The continuous series of electromagnetic waves in order of wa…
The number of waves passing a point every second, measured in…
Electromagnetic waves with the shortest wavelengths. Uses inc…
absorption
The process in which electromagnetic waves hit a surface and…
electromagnetic spectrum
The continuous series of electromagnetic waves in order of wa…
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…
7 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio Waves
Microwaves
Infrared Radiation
Visible Light
radio, cell phone, television signals
cook food, radar, wifi
sun's heat, fire's heat, night vision
allows us to see ; creates a rainbow
Radio Waves
radio, cell phone, television signals
Microwaves
cook food, radar, wifi
17 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Wave
Wavelength
Crest
Trough
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave.
The highest part of a transverse wave.
The lowest part of a transverse wave.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Wavelength
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave.
10 terms
electromagnetic spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
radio waves
microwaves
radar
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in the ord…
the electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and th…
the waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest frequ…
a system that uses reflected radio waves to detect objects an…
electromagnetic spectrum
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in the ord…
radio waves
the electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and th…
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…
11 terms
ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM
Electromagnetic Spectrum is
Radio Waves are
Microwaves are
Radar is
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
electromagnetic waves that have shorter wavelengths and highe…
a system that uses reflected radio waves to detect objects an…
Electromagnetic Spectrum is
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
Radio Waves are
electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
8 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic waves
electromagnetic spectrum
refraction
diffraction
waves that can travel with or without a medium
the list of different types of radiation in order by waveleng…
the bending of waves, usually when they change mediums
the bending of waves around a barrier
electromagnetic waves
waves that can travel with or without a medium
electromagnetic spectrum
the list of different types of radiation in order by waveleng…
13 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
12 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Spectra
Spectroscope
Electromagnetic Radiation
A grouping of all possible energy levels of... electromagnetic r…
different colors of light emitted based on the chemical compo…
a tool for observing spectral lines
The type of energy released by stars... consisting of electric a…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
A grouping of all possible energy levels of... electromagnetic r…
Spectra
different colors of light emitted based on the chemical compo…
14 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Wavelength
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Radiation
Radiation
the distance between any 2 corresponding points on successive…
grouping of all possible energy levels of electromagnetic rad…
type of energy released by stars consisting of electric and m…
transfer of energy by the movement of electromagnetic waves o…
Wavelength
the distance between any 2 corresponding points on successive…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
grouping of all possible energy levels of electromagnetic rad…
11 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Wavelength
Wave Height
Long wave
Includes all forms of electromagnetic radiation; the types of…
Distance between one crest on a wave to another crest
the vertical distance from the crest to the trough
has low frequency
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Includes all forms of electromagnetic radiation; the types of…
Wavelength
Distance between one crest on a wave to another crest
15 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Crest
Trough
Longitudinal
Transverse
This is the top of a wave.
This is the bottom of a wave.
These waves occur when the motion of the medium is parallel t…
These waves occur when the motion of the medium is at right a…
Crest
This is the top of a wave.
Trough
This is the bottom of a wave.
7 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio Waves
Microwaves
Infra-Red
Visible Light
1 meter - km
1 mm - 1 meter
750 nm - 1 mm
390 nm - 750 nm
Radio Waves
1 meter - km
Microwaves
1 mm - 1 meter
13 terms
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
amplitude
trough
a wave that moves in an up and down motion
a wave moving in a spring-like way in compressed and spread o…
the farthest a wave travels from it's resting position
the low point on a wave
transverse wave
a wave that moves in an up and down motion
longitudinal wave
a wave moving in a spring-like way in compressed and spread o…
21 terms
The electromagnetic spectrum
Electromagnetic waves form a continuou…
Changes in ..... and ..... can generat…
..... waves can be produced by or can…
...... waves may be refracted when the…
Spectrum and vacuum
Atoms and nuclei
radio
Light, materials, wavelength and direction
Electromagnetic waves form a continuou…
Spectrum and vacuum
Changes in ..... and ..... can generat…
Atoms and nuclei
18 terms
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…
26 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
as wavelength decreases, frequency
which waves carry more energy
forms of radiation allowed through Ear…
continuum of radiation waves, which all travel at speed at li…
increases
higher frequency waves (shorter waves)
radio waves, visible light, near infra-red, and some UV
electromagnetic spectrum
continuum of radiation waves, which all travel at speed at li…
as wavelength decreases, frequency
increases
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio waves
Microwave
Infrared
The electromagnetic (EM) spectrum is the range of all types o…
These waves are on the bottom of the Electromagnetic spectrum…
Microwave radiation will cook your popcorn in just a few minu…
Night vision goggles pick up the infrared light emitted by ou…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The electromagnetic (EM) spectrum is the range of all types o…
Radio waves
These waves are on the bottom of the Electromagnetic spectrum…
15 terms
electromagnetic spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum
light
wavelength
infrared
The entire spectrum considered as a continuum of all kinds of…
Something that makes things visible or affords illumination.
The distance between electromagnetic waves.
the part of the invisible spectrum that is contiguous to the…
electromagnetic spectrum
The entire spectrum considered as a continuum of all kinds of…
light
Something that makes things visible or affords illumination.
30 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Travels Fast
does not require a medium
travel at 300,000 km/s
Speed varies with medium
in gas
Electromagnetic Waves
does not require a medium
Electromagnetic Waves
travel at 300,000 km/s
10 terms
ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM
Origin of electromagnetic waves
EM waves
Frequency and wavelength
Microwaves
- Atoms- center nucleus and electrons in orbit ... - Electrons a…
- Moving wave effect produced by oscillating electric and mag…
FREQUENCY... - Number of oscillations, crests and troughs of a w…
- Used for satellite communication ... - Causes heating effect w…
Origin of electromagnetic waves
- Atoms- center nucleus and electrons in orbit ... - Electrons a…
EM waves
- Moving wave effect produced by oscillating electric and mag…
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
18 terms
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Microwaves
Radio waves
Infared waves
Energy waves that travel in open space (also called radiation)
Microwave ovens, police and airplane radar, MRI's
used for transmit, radio, TV, and cell phones
the part of the EM spectrum you feel as heat: comes from the…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Energy waves that travel in open space (also called radiation)
Microwaves
Microwave ovens, police and airplane radar, MRI's
8 terms
The electromagnetic spectrum
Name the electromagnetic spectrum in o…
What do the wavelengths of the electro…
What type of radiation would be used i…
What type of electromagnetic waves are…
1.Radio waves TVs radio and Bluetooth... 2. Microwaves inc mobil…
Infrared
Microwaves
Name the electromagnetic spectrum in o…
1.Radio waves TVs radio and Bluetooth... 2. Microwaves inc mobil…
What do the wavelengths of the electro…
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
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
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
transverse waves
longitudinal waves
amplitude
trough
A moving wave where the disturbance moves perpendicular to th…
A wave where the disturbance moves in the same direction of t…
The maximum distance that the particles of a wave vibrate fro…
The lowest point the medium sinks on a wave.
transverse waves
A moving wave where the disturbance moves perpendicular to th…
longitudinal waves
A wave where the disturbance moves in the same direction of t…
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