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What is the order of the electromagnetic spectrum; starting with the wave with the least energy (longest wavelength)?
Radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible light, Ultra Violet, X-ray, Gamma rays
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What takes carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere?
Photosynthesis
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What puts carbon dioxide back in the atmosphere?
Burning fossil fuels
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What part of the atmosphere absorbs UV radiation?
The ozone layer
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What is ionising radiation?
Radiation that alters the make up of cells and charges it,
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What are the names of the ionising radiation?
UV, gamma and X-ray
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What are the green house gases?
Water vapour, methane and carbon dioxide
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What is the name for packets of electromagnetic radiation?
Photon
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What are the benefits of sunbathing?
Vitamin D
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What are the disadvantages of sunbathing?
Premature wrinkles and increase in risk of skin cancer
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What are the advantages of using a digital signal instead of an analogue signal?
Carry more information, maintain quality over long distance,far less noise
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What type of waves do mobile phones use to carry information?
Radiowaves
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What are some of the dangers of using a mobile phone or living near a phone mast?
risk increases for cancer, fatigue, depression and other illnesses.
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How does a microwave work?
he food contains water molecules which are made to vibrate by the microwaves. This means that food absorbs microwaves and gets hot.
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What are the safety precautions on a microwave and why are they needed?
the metal case and the metal grid on the door reflect microwaves back into the oven and it has a sealed door
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Photosynthesis

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What part of the atmosphere absorbs UV radiation?

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What is ionising radiation?

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