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5-1 E.M. Spectrum

Electromagnetic Spectrum

A transverse wave that is a disturbance in the electric and magnetic field that carries energy(radiation). Electromagnetic wave
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelength, that have low frequency/ energy. Radio waves
Electromagnetic waves used in cellular communication and warming of food. Microwaves
E.M wave that is heat, below visible light Infrared
Electromagnetic waves you can see. Made of all the colors of light Visible light
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths just shorter than visible light. Waves that can cause damage to skin and eyes when not protected. Ultraviolet
Electromagnetic waves that can penetrate through living tissues but are absorbed by bones. X-rays
Electromagnetic waves with the shortest wavelength and the highest frequency/energy Gamma
The range of all E. M waves. (7 total) Electromagnetic spectrum
Name the 7 different waves that make up the E.M. Spectrum from low frequency/ energy to high frequency/ energy. Radio waves, Microwaves, Infrared light, visible light, ultraviolet light, x-ray, gamma rays
How fast do E.M. waves travel in a vacuum? Speed of light or 300,000,000m/s
ENERGY of E.M waves. Radiation
E.M. waves travel through a vacuum at the speed of light but they can also travel through medium. What happens to the speed when they travel through a medium/matter. Slow down
What color of visible light has the shortest wavelength. Violet
What color of visible light has the longest wavelength. Red
In E.M . waves frequency is closely related to? Energy
When the frequency of a E.M. wave increases the wavelength will? decrease
What is the only EM wave that we can actually see? Visible light
When we talk about E. M. radiation we have learned that high energy/ frequency waves can possible cause damage to Living tissue
What is the unit for frequency Hertz
Hot objects give off this type of wave. Infrared
What is the saying that can help you remember the order of visible spectrum? ROYGBIV
Splits visible light into colors Prism
The distance between 2 neighboring peaks(crest) or troughs is called wavelength
The most dangerous waves which are short and can be caused from radioactivity or nuclear reactions. Gamma
the number of waves that pass a given point in a given time. Frequency
Electromagnetic waves are....... Transverse
A wave with a large wavelength will have a ______ frequency and _____ energy low, low
18. Put the visible light colors in order from SHORTEST wavelength (highest frequency) to longest wavelength (lowest frequency) violet, indigo, blue, green ,yellow orange red
Which correctly explains the relationship between the energy and frequency of a wave. Directly related or increase in the same way
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