P1.6.1 The Electromagnetic Spectrum

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What are the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum?
Radio waves, Microwaves, Infrared radiation, Light, Ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and Gamma radiation.
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How can we calculate the frequency of the electromagnetic waves?
frequency = wave speed - wavelength
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How can we calculate the speed of the electromagnetic waves?
speed = frequency x wavelength
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How can we calculate the wavelength of the electromagnetic waves?
wavelength = frequency - speed
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How does the size of the wavelength of the wave affect the frequency?
The shorter the wavelength of the waves, the higher their frequency is.
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How does the frequency of a wave affect the energy of the waves?
The energy of the waves increases as the frequency increases.
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What speed do all electromagnetic waves travel through a vacuum at?
300 million m/s
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What are electromagnetic waves?
Electric and magnetic disturbances that transfers energy from one place to another.
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