Black body radiation

In this lesson we will describe the distribution of electromagnetic radiation that is emitted by all objects. We will also consider how the distribution changes depending on the temperature of an object.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the name of point F on the image?

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Q2.What type of lens is shown the diagram?

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Q3.What colour will an orange appear to be when placed under blue light?

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Q4.Revision (HT only): When a light moves from air into glass (more optically dense), what will happen to its wavelength?

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Q5.A wave travels at 24 m/s and has a wavelength of 12 m. What is its frequency?

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Q6.Which of the following statements is false

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the name of point F on the image?

1/6

Q2.What type of lens is shown the diagram?

2/6

Q3.What colour will an orange appear to be when placed under blue light?

3/6

Q4.Revision (HT only): When a light moves from air into glass (more optically dense), what will happen to its wavelength?

4/6

Q5.A wave travels at 24 m/s and has a wavelength of 12 m. What is its frequency?

5/6

Q6.Which of the following statements is false

6/6

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Quiz:

Black Body Radiation

This quiz will test your understanding of the topic in the lesson, and prior knowledge from earlier in this topic.

Q1.Which three words can be used to describe the image?

Select three (3) boxes

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Q2.Which word describes the process of giving out radiation?

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Q3.Which is not a region of the electromagnetic spectrum?

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Q4.What is a black body?

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Q5.What will happen to the temperature of a body that absorbs infrared radiation at a higher rate than it emits?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Black Body Radiation

This quiz will test your understanding of the topic in the lesson, and prior knowledge from earlier in this topic.

Q1.Which three words can be used to describe the image?

Select three (3) boxes

1/5

Q2.Which word describes the process of giving out radiation?

2/5

Q3.Which is not a region of the electromagnetic spectrum?

3/5

Q4.What is a black body?

4/5

Q5.What will happen to the temperature of a body that absorbs infrared radiation at a higher rate than it emits?

5/5

Lesson summary: Black body radiation

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