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what is the danger to the body of infrared?
infrared radiation is felt as heat and causes skin burns
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which parts of the body does ultraviolet waves damage?
surface cells and eyes
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what is the danger of radio waves and gamma rays?
mutation or damage to cells in the body
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list some uses of radio waves?
broadcasting,communications and satellite transmission
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list some uses of microwaves?
cooking,communication and satellite transmission
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list some uses of infrared?
cooking,thermal imaging,short range communications,optical fibres,security,remote controls
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list some uses of visible light?
vision,photography and illumination
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how is ultraviolet used ensure the health of people?
disinfecting water
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how can we use x-rays?
observing the internal structure of objects,airport security scanners and medical x-rays
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what can gamma rays sterilise?
food and medical equiptment
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what do radioactive sources emit all the time?
ionising radiations
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what two types of particles are ionising radiations?
alpha beta
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which parts of the body does ultraviolet waves damage?

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what is the danger of radio waves and gamma rays?

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list some uses of radio waves?

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list some uses of microwaves?

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