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identifying matter

qualitative qualities about the substance...color,size etc
quantitative number information about the substance, an amount
spectroscopy the study of electromagnetic radiation emitted or absorbed by a given chemical species
spectroscopy used to identify and quantify matter, important in chemical analysis
radiation light within the electromagnetic spectrum
electromagnetic spectrum a continuum of energies ranging from high-energy gamma and x-rays to low energy radio and microwaves
visible light the part of the spectrum from 400 to 700 nanometers
wavelength the distance between successive peaks of a wave
frequency the time it takes a wave to pass a fixed point
elements are made up of atoms
stucture of an atom protons and neutrons in the center and electrons surrounding the nucleus
isotopes any of the different types of atoms of the same chemical emement, each having a different atomic mass
Created by: MattDodge