Electromagnetic spectrum (Part 2)

In this lesson we will consider some of the dangers associated with some regions of the electromagnetic spectrum and how some EM waves are produced.

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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.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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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?

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

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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.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

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Quiz:

Electromagnetic Spectrum Part 2

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

Q1.Which of these is a use of ultraviolet?

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Q2.Which two parts of the electromagnetic spectrum have a wavelength shorter than infrared?

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which two of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum are ionising?

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Q4.Which of these is a danger of ultraviolet waves?

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Q5.How are gamma waves produced?

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Quiz:

Electromagnetic Spectrum Part 2

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

Q1.Which of these is a use of ultraviolet?

1/5

Q2.Which two parts of the electromagnetic spectrum have a wavelength shorter than infrared?

Select two (2) boxes

2/5

Q3.Which two of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum are ionising?

Select two (2) boxes

3/5

Q4.Which of these is a danger of ultraviolet waves?

4/5

Q5.How are gamma waves produced?

5/5

Lesson summary: Electromagnetic spectrum (Part 2)

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