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Rainbow in the Room

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Uncover the science behind the beautiful phenomena of rainbows with a simple demonstration. Shine light through different-sized containers of water as young scientists learn that rainbows occur when visible light is split up into its...
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Electromagnetic Spectrum | UNC-TV Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Illuminate lightwaves, even those not visible to the human eye, in a concise activity about the electromagnetic spectrum. Pupils watch and listen to an animated video describing the electromagnetic spectrum as well as frequency and...
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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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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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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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Emission Spectra

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
These attractive slides explain the basics of the electromagnetic spectrum and then display the emission spectra for a number of elements. argon, helium, hydrogen, xenon, neon and krypton are shown here and two graphs showing log scale...
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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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Take-Home Midterm Exam #3

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
The University of Hawaii has published a vast collection of midterm and final exams for their Physics 152 course. This particular exam offers a variety of assessment methods, and covers the topic of electromagnetic radiation....
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Electromagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Bellwork for Week 19-Electromagnetic Spectrum and Planets

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

For Students 9th - 12th
For this light worksheet, students describe the electromagnetic spectrum based on wavelength and frequency. Students determine the wavelength, frequency, and energy for given point on the spectrum. This worksheet has 10 problems to solve.
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Māui and the Sun

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a Maori legend, How Maui Tamed the Sun, youngsters are introduced to the importance of sunlight to civilization. Teach them about nuclear fusion that occurs to produce the solar energy we later receive on Earth as electromagnetic...
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Taking a Cold, Clear Look at the Universe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a look with another perspective. Pupils read to find out what portion of the electromagnetic spectrum a space telescope sees and the difficulties of viewing infrared radiation from other objects in space. Individuals discover how...
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Light

For Students 6th - 12th
All this talk about seeing the light... but, what is it, and how do we see it? Science students learn the basics of the nature of light in a narrated video that discusses concepts such as how light behaves, the electromagnetic spectrum,...
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Sensing the Invisible: The Herschel Experiment

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
The electromagnetic spectrum includes everything from very powerful gamma rays (which are used to treat cancer) to much weaker radio waves (which include microwaves). Through a hands-on activity, scholars explore the temperature...
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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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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,...
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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 activity students view a video and complete a handout. 
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PS4B - Electomagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
What do science scholars need to know about electromagnetic radiation? Get in depth with standard PS4B from the Next Generation Science Standards. The narrator discusses the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, wave and particle...
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Electromagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How can nanoparticles be used in the battle against skin cancer. Class members take on the question as they gather information about electromagnetic radiation, specifically ultraviolet radiation. Pupils learn about the mathematical...
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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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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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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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Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define electromagnetic radiation, list major categories and uses of electromagnetic waves, identify potential health risks with electromagnetic waves, and demonstrate understanding of Plank's constant by solving quantitative...

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