Infrared

In this lesson we will investigate how the amount of infrared radiation absorbed or radiated by a surface depends on the nature of that surface.

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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 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

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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 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

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Quiz:

Infrared

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

Q1.Which of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum has a higher frequency than ultraviolet?

1/6

Q2.Which of these is a use of infrared?

2/6

Q3.Which of these teacups would keep the tea hottest for longest?

3/6

Q4.When measuring how the colour of a tin can affects how much the temperature of hot water inside changes, which of these is a sensible control variable?

4/6

Q5.A manufacturer of a chocolate bar is designing a new wrapper. Which colour would limit the probability of the chocolate melting?

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Q6.Outdoor solar water heaters hold water in bags for the sun to heat during the day. Which colour would allow the bags to heat up the quickest?

6/6

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:

Infrared

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

Q1.Which of these parts of the electromagnetic spectrum has a higher frequency than ultraviolet?

1/6

Q2.Which of these is a use of infrared?

2/6

Q3.Which of these teacups would keep the tea hottest for longest?

3/6

Q4.When measuring how the colour of a tin can affects how much the temperature of hot water inside changes, which of these is a sensible control variable?

4/6

Q5.A manufacturer of a chocolate bar is designing a new wrapper. Which colour would limit the probability of the chocolate melting?

5/6

Q6.Outdoor solar water heaters hold water in bags for the sun to heat during the day. Which colour would allow the bags to heat up the quickest?

6/6

Lesson summary: Infrared

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