Electromagnetic Radiation Teacher Resources
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The Electromagnetic Radiation (Light ~ the Supreme Informant!)
This short slide show applies the electromagnetic spectrum to astronomy. First, electromagnetic radiation is introduced to viewers. Wavelength is defined and its unit of measurement explained. Finally, aspiring astronomers find that the electromagnetic spectra given off by a star can provide its composition, temperature, and more!
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Star Light, Star Bright
Four modules are a part of this stellar lesson plan. Space scientists view the electromagnetic spectrum, they generate waves on a computer screen in order to measure frequency and wavelength, discover how light is related to temperature, and finally relate their learning to the temperature of stars.
6th - 9th Science 44 Views 191 Downloads
Cosmic Background Radiation 2
Electromagnetic radiation emitted by points at high temperature 13 billion years ago is only now reaching us in a uniform fashion. Sal explains the idea that this cosmic radiation may disappear as certain areas mature, as well as when the radiation from further points will reach us.
10 mins 9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Students define electromagnetic radiation, list major categories and uses of electromagnetic waves, identify potential health risks with electromagnetic waves, and demonstrate understanding of Plank's constant by solving quantitative equations on wavelength, frequency, and energy.
9th - 12th Science 7 Views 28 Downloads
Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Photoelectric Effect
As the title implies, here is a collection of typical photoelectric effect problems that physics learners need to be able to solve. They determine the amount of energy of a photon, the photons produced per second, the frequency required for work functions, and more.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Catch a Wave. . .
Part of a larger online space science website, this page has a brief explanation of electromagnetic radiation and a chart of wavelengths as compared to common objects. There are four questions to answer about the information. This can be used in your physical science class when covering electromagnetic waves or as part of a space science curriculum.
4th - 8th Science 9 Views 26 Downloads
Physics and the Quantum Mechanical Model
In this physics learning exercise, students review vocabulary terms and key equations associated with the quantum mechanical model. Students apply the quantum theory to explain the photoelectric effect. This learning exercise has 5 true or false, 12 matching, and 2 short answer questions.
10th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 35 Downloads
Electromagnetic Radiation on Trial
Students examine general properties of electromagnetic waves, identify position of each type of radiation in spectrum, discuss methods used to detect and analyze waves, and analyze relation between specific wave properties and their position in spectrum.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
Physics Midterm Exam #3 - Electromagnetic Radiation
True-false and multiple-choice questions are posed in Part A of this exam, covering the topic of electromagnetic radiation. In Part B, problems relating to refraction must be solved. This is a well-rounded exam that will help you evaluate your young physicists' handle on electromagnetic radiation.
11th - 12th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
Chapter 11 Worksheet- Electromagnetic Radiation, Bohr Model, Quantum Mechanics
In this electromagnetic radiation and atomic structure worksheet, students answer thirteen questions about topics such as wavelength, frequency and the electromagnetic spectrum. They also answer questions about the location of electrons using the Bohr model of the atom and the quantum mechanical model of the atom.
10th - 12th Science 14 Views 131 Downloads
TV 411 What's Cooking? Heat
Which is better for baking potatoes: the heat conduction of an oven or the electromagnetic radiation of a microwave? Chef Jamika tries both, and explains the physical science occurring along the way. She also emphasizes the fractional portions that she cuts the pepper into for the potato filling.
9 mins 5th - 12th Math 3 Views 1 Download
Waves of Energy: More or Less
It's quite a write up for a simple demonstration! Connect a nylon cord to an electric drill and generate waves. Explain that wavelength can vary according to the amount of energy added. Questions are included that you can use to guide the discussion of electromagnetic radiation and waves.
6th - 9th Science 28 Views 39 Downloads
Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Light and Quantum
This is a stellar overview of everything light and quantum! There are 30 multiple choice questions, none of them requiring any mathematical computation. There are a few diagrams to analyze: light rays striking reflective and refractive materials, spectral lines, and more.
9th - 12th Science 14 Views 44 Downloads
X-ray Spectroscopy and the Chemistry of Supernova Remnants
This link takes you to a comprehensive unit that delves into emission spectra and supernovas. There are four parts: How and where elements are created, electromagnetic radiation, spectroscopy, and the newest technology for studying our universe.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 18 Downloads
Take-Home Midterm Exam #3
The University of Hawaii has published a vast collection of midterm and final exams for their Physics 152 course. This particular exam offers a variety of assessment methods, and covers the topic of electromagnetic radiation. Multiple-choice, drawing light rays, short-answer, and problem-solving questions are available.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 26 Downloads
How Big Is That Star?
Aspiring astronomers study stars. They compare stars and explain the relationship between radius, mass, and diameter. By creating a star simulation, they discover how a binary star system's orbit can cause changes in the observed brightness of the system.
6th - 9th Math 13 Views 48 Downloads