We found 78 resources with the concept electromagnetic radiation
Analyzing Tiny Samples Using a Search for the Beginning Mass Spectrometry
9th - 12th
Teach the basics of mass spectrometry with a hands-on instructional activity. The fourth in a series of six lessons explores how mass spectrometry measures the ionic composition of an element. Learners then compare and contrast relative...
Solving Crimes with Infrared?
9 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Do you have a camera that can see through walls? Physics Girl and Nickipedia team up to explain infrared cameras as part of a larger series of videos. It offers a demonstration of the technology as well as an explanation of the science.
Why Are Compact Fluorescent Bulbs More Efficient?
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Compact fluorescent bulbs are the easiest way to increase energy efficiency around the house. But why? Science scholars compare CF bulbs with their incandescent counterparts using a simple test. A solar-powered toy illuminates the...
PS4C - Information Technologies and Instrumentation
5 mins K - 12th
It's time to get technical! Technical doesn't have to be tricky, though—even in the lower grades. A short video discussing standard PS4C, Information Technologies and Instrumentation, leads you through the surprisingly simple side of...
Death From Space—Gamma-Ray Bursts Explained
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
A gamma-ray burst might have caused the mass extinction 450 million years ago. The video introduces the concept of gamma rays and gamma-ray bursts. Then it explains what happens if they were to hit Earth and why we can't prepare for any...
Sometimes You Behave Like a WAVE, Sometimes You Don't!
10th - 12th
Electromagnetic radiation behaves like both a wave and a particle. Help classes explore this concept through a lab investigation. Young scientists create optical interference patterns on a glass slide using a carbon layer. They analyze...