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145 resources with the concept electromagnetic spectrum

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Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Light waves are not equal. The video introduces the electromagnetic spectrum and describes the progression of the wavelength. It also highlights the visible light spectrum. 
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Radiation Properties

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How are the wavelength, frequency, and speed of a wave related? The instructor in the video explains the process of determining the frequency of a wave with a known speed and wavelength. The wave is then classified along the...
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Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lead your class in a fun-filled team activity that encourages collaboration while learning important concepts. Pupils actively participate in a discussion on the experimental design and the role of mirrors. They perform group activities...
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Isolation of Phytochrome

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Why do soybean plants that are planted weeks apart in the spring mature simultaneously in the fall? Four independent activities cover the history of phytochrome research, scientist collaboration, the electromagnetic spectrum, and...
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The Chemical Behavior of Atoms

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Assist your class with this colorful activity as students view and interpret changes in the hydrogen atom. They discuss concepts of the electromagnetic spectrum and use Bohr's model to predict wavelengths and light patterns,...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When the photon is asked if it is checking luggage at the airport, it replies, "I don't have any. I'm traveling light." Trigger light exploratio with a lesson plan that begins with a direct instruction approach to the six properties of...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Your Community

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Do you have blossoming astronomers who seek to understand the electromagnetic spectrum? Assist them with exploring electromagnetic radiation and the electromagnetic spectrum as the class conducts various activities to demonstrate...
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Designing a Spectroscopy Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
In this mind-bending activity, young engineers explore this question of whether or not light actually bends. Using holographic diffraction gratings, groups design and build a spectrograph. The groups then move on research a problem...
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Light and Geometric Optics

For Students 10th - 11th Standards
It's time to see the light  with a unit that focuses on light and geometric optics, including concave and convex mirrors. A variety of experiments, worksheets, and online activities are included. 
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How Does Your Smartphone Know Your Location?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
When your smartphone tells you the weather of your current location or gives you directions to the nearest gas station, there's more going on that you might realize. Follow along with this short video as it explains how satellites,...
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Blow the Roof Off!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Blow the minds of young scientists with this collection of inquiry-based investigations. Based on a series of eight videos, these "hands-on, minds-on" science lessons engage young learners in exploring a wide range of topics from making...
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How Quantum Mechanics Explains Global Warming

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do quantum mechanics and global warming have to do with each other? More than you might think. Surprisingly, this video explains how it's not the energy emitted from the sun that causes the problem, but how the infrared radiation...
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Spectra

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Make a class set of spectrum tubes by first purchasing some diffraction grating, and then constructing the tools with mailing tubes or shoe boxes. If you aren't up for assembling them, you could purchase prepared spectroscope kits. This...
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DIY Sun Science

For Students K - 8th Standards
Get an up-close-and personal look at the sun from the safety of your classroom with this fun science application. Offering numerous activities, images, and videos, the resource supports children of all ages as they learn about the sun.
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Physics 152 Fall 2004 Final Exam, Parts A, B, C, D

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
At the end of a general physics course focused on light and electricity, you can administer this exam. Concepts covered include electromagnetism, circuits, induction, light rays, lenses and mirrors, characteristics of light, electron...
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What's the Frequency, Roy G. Biv?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Introduce starting space scientists to the electromagnetic spectrum, expecially the portion of visible light. Teach them about wavelength and frequesncy. Then give them a roll of adding machine tape and a manila folder to make a...
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Light and Elements

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Here is a full-fledged investigation of light waves, the electromagnetic spectrum, and element spectra. Physicists research a scientist that contributed to our understanding of the behavior of light. They take notes on your lecture, and...
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
You could call this five presentations rolled into one resource! The first topic of concern is the characteristics of electromagnetic waves.The electromagnetic spectrum is examined next, followed by the behavior of light. Several slides...
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Things are Heating Up - Thermal Physics Part 2

For Students 9th - 12th
Fire up your physics class by assigning a worksheet on heat transfer. They explain in words the differences among conduction, convection, and radiation. They reveal their knowledge of transfer rates, convection currents, and...
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Starlight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An introductory exploration of the nature of light is provided via activities and demonstrations. Science superstars observe various light sources, learn how to apply inverse square law, and practice using a light meter. Follow-up...
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Sun, Spectra, and Stars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Get ready to spark interest in electromagnetic radiation! This resource shares nine indelible inquiries that you can choose from to ignite understanding of spectra and the relationship between light and heat. The assessments that follow...
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Light and Elements

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Physics fanatics will light up over this mini-unit! Through a series of demonstrations, laboratory activities, and research reports, they learn the relationship between light and atoms, the behavior of waves, and the reason for element...
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Fall 2003 Midterm Exam #2

For Students 10th - 12th
Your physics students will really shine when they take this midterm exam. It covers a variety of concepts dealing with electromagnetic spectra, electricity, and motors and it provides a variety of question styles.
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Take-Home Midterm Exam #3, Part A

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Let your physics learners take this electromagnetic radiation exam home to show what they know. You could also use it in class or assign it as a review. The content covers concepts pertaining to color, wavelength, frequency, refraction,...