Electromagnetic spectrum (Part 1)

In this lesson we will be looking at a range of waves called the electromagnetic spectrum. We will consider how this spectrum is grouped and the uses of each of these groups.

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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 are the two requirements for refraction?

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Q2.What is the law of reflection?

2/5

Q3.Use the diagram to determine which of the following sentences is false

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Q4.When a wave slows down as it crosses a material interface, which of the following is true?

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Q5.What is the wavelength of the wave?

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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 are the two requirements for refraction?

Select two (2) boxes

1/5

Q2.What is the law of reflection?

2/5

Q3.Use the diagram to determine which of the following sentences is false

3/5

Q4.When a wave slows down as it crosses a material interface, which of the following is true?

Select two (2) boxes

4/5

Q5.What is the wavelength of the wave?

5/5

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Quiz:

Electromagnetic Spectrum Part 1

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Q1.Which of these statements best describes a transverse wave?

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Q2.Which of these statements describes electromagnetic waves?

2/6

Q3.Select the two waves that are higher frequency than visible light.

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Q4.Select the two waves that have smaller wavelengths than infrared.

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Q5.Which of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum is used in optical fibres?

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Q6.Which of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum are used to treat cancer?

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Quiz:

Electromagnetic Spectrum Part 1

This quiz will test your knowledge from this lesson and your prior learning.

Q1.Which of these statements best describes a transverse wave?

1/6

Q2.Which of these statements describes electromagnetic waves?

2/6

Q3.Select the two waves that are higher frequency than visible light.

Select two (2) boxes

3/6

Q4.Select the two waves that have smaller wavelengths than infrared.

Select two (2) boxes

4/6

Q5.Which of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum is used in optical fibres?

5/6

Q6.Which of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum are used to treat cancer?

6/6

Lesson summary: Electromagnetic spectrum (Part 1)

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