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Electromagnetic Wave

Interactive Science: Sound and Light Chap 3

electromagnetic wave is a transverse wave that involves the transfer of electric and magnetic energy.
electromagnetic radiation is the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through space or a medium.
polarized light is the light that passes through a polarized filter.
photoelectric effect is when the light that shines at a piece of metal causes the electrons to move so much that it is knocked out of the metal.
photon is a package of light energy.
electromagnetic spectrum is the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order.
radio waves electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest frequency's.
microwaves they have shorter wavelengths and higher frequency's.
Radar it stands for radio detection and ranging.
Infrared rays are electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than then microwaves.
thermogram senses heat waves and their sources and how high the temp is.
Created by: glsjosephm19