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128 resources with the concept electromagnetic spectrum

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What Wavelength Was That?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A combination of informative text, photos, and graphics comprise this sharp show on electromagnetic radiation. Some slides mention hands-on activities for demonstrating concepts, so if you want to include them you will need to figure out...
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Light It Up

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students study day-lighting and other types of light bulbs that are used for energy efficiency.  In this engineering lesson students study the light bulb parts and the light wavelength.
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Physics Final Exam

For Students 10th - 12th
A two-hour final exam covers a range of physics topics related to electricity and magnetism. It employs a variety of methodologies for assessing your physics learners' understanding and mastery of these concepts. You will need to review...
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Measuring the Wavelengths of Visible Light

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students demonstrate use of an Emission tube power supply, a diffraction grating, and a scientific calculator to determine the different wavelengths of light.
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Physics Final Exam, Part A

For Students 11th - 12th
Here is a comprehensive and cohesive final exam for your high school physicists. A variety of question styles are incorporated, such as multiple-choice and problem-solving. Topics are too many to list, so you will want to review the exam...
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Astronomy

For Students 6th - 8th
A broad sampling of material related to stars is covered here. You will want to review each question to see if it corresponds to your curriculum. The formatting is inconsistent, but easily corrected if you use the information to create...
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Modeling the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine the concept of an electromagnetic spectrum with your students, as they observe a demonstration of a model, construct and compare a different model of the spectrum commonly used in textbooks, and construct their own models of the...
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Visible Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
After investigating visible light and the electromagnetic spectrum students explain the concept that light can be considered an electromagnetic wave. They give two examples of how engineers use electromagnetic waves, and describe how...
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Photosynthesis

For Teachers 7th - 10th
This relatively short PowerPoint contains all of the information necessary to give a clear summary of Photosynthesis. There are a few illustrations and clear descriptions of each stage of the main reactions.
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Planetary Diversity

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars explore the infrared radiation and the part of the spectrum that is not always visible.  In this electromagnetic instructional activity students complete a lab activity on the different wavelengths.
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Electromagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore the nature of electromagnetic spectrum through a series of experiments. In this physics lesson, students determine how light behaves under certain circumstances. They explain how humans perceive colors.
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Harmonic Motion and Light Review

For Students 9th - 12th
In this harmonic motion and light worksheet, students review concepts such as identifying motion as harmonic, linear or wave motion, analyzing graphs of position vs. time and pendulum movement, answering questions about light and the...
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Light

For Students 9th - 12th
In this light worksheet, high schoolers match 12 terms related to light and the electromagnetic spectrum to their definitions, they order waves by their speed, they analyze the energy and wavelengths of the electromagnetic spectrum and...
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Telescope Lab

For Students 8th - 10th
In this telescope worksheet, students identify the parts of the telescope and use a telescope to observe an object in the room and outside of the room. They measure the length of the inner tube and identify the relationship between the...
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Properties of Light

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this light spectrum worksheet, students will read a diagram and a chart listing information about the different types of light rays from Gamma rays to radio waves. Then students will write a short essay about a new life-form that...
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Earth Structure and Materials

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain what is meant by term nuclear radiation, describe in detail electromagnetic spectrum, differentiate between ionizing and non-ionizing radiation, understand half-life of isotopes, differentiate between processes of...
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What's the Frequency, Roy G. Biv?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students examine the concept of frequency and wavelength. They analyze how frequency and wavelength relate to each other by conducting an experiment involving measuring and timing wavelengths by pulling adding machine tape through an...
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Making Light of Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the electromagnetic spectrum, focusing on visible light. They are introduced to the idea that all light travels as waves, and that wavelength defines the various regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.
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The Energy of Light

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners discuss different ways engineers use light. In this engineering lesson, students are introduced to the properties of light and the way light is used. They view a demonstration of light waves using a slinky, and practice using...
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Exploring Ultraviolet (UV) Light From the Sun

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify the different energy given off by the sun. In this earth science lesson, students predict where the UV beads will turn the darkest color. They explain the importance of using UV protection.
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Making Waves with the Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine different types of electromagnetic waves and their sources.  In this electromagnetic waves lesson students view a video and complete a handout. 
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Picture This!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare and contrast different types of light on the electromagnetic spectrum.  In this investigative lesson students create a photographic image that demonstrates the infrared, ultraviolet and polarization phenomena. 
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Tools of Modern Astronomy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils describe the electromagnetic spectrum and astronomy.  In this astronomy lesson students complete an activity, predict what will happen and complete a worksheet. 
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Bellwork for Week 19-Electromagnetic Spectrum and Planets

For Students 8th - 10th
In this bellwork on the electromagnetic spectrum and planets worksheet, learners answer questions about the information determined using a spectroscope, the geocentric and heliocentric models of planet rotation and the planets.