P1- Topic 1,2&3

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1. How did herschel discover infrared radiation?

  • Herschel discovered IR by measuring the tempreature past the red region that you couldn't see and found out that it was hotter than red.
  • Used photographic paper, prism, and sunlight to setup an experiment.
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2. Explain what redshift is

  • When the light is shifted towards the red end of the spectrum
  • When light is shifted

3. What happens to a light ray as it travels from air into water at an angle?

  • The light ray is refracted when entering the water therefore changing the direction.
  • The light ray is reflected.
  • The light ray bends

4. Give an example of a longitudinal wave.

  • All other EM waves.
  • Sound and ultrasound
  • Light

5. What happens when UV light shines on a fluroscent lamp

  • uses UV radiation to emit visible light. They're safe to use as all the UV radiation is absorbed by a phosphor coating on the inside of the glass
  • mark your property with your name - Security pens
  • disinfective water




It's a great resource for Edexcel students but it doesn't cover everything.

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Great topics covered under this Q&A's. Easy to read and memorable answers. The timers good as exam prep. Great source! 

Good for Edexcel as well as other exam boards including Core Science GCSE AQA.



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