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What is wavelength?
Wavelength is the distance from one crest of a wave to the next
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What is a wave?
A wave is a vibration that transfers energy but not matter
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What is the frequency of a wave?
The frequency of a wave is the number of waves that pass a given point in one second
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What is the amplitude of a wave?
The amplitude of a wave is the distance a wave rises or falls from its usual resting position
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What are the uses of radio waves?
TV and communications on Earth
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What are the uses of Microwaves?
Cooking and communicating with satellites
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What are the uses of Infra red?
Cooking and remote controls
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What are the uses of Visible?
Seeing
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What are the uses of Ultra violet?
Tanning and security markings
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What are the uses of X-Rays?
Looking at broken bones and checking welds in metal
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What are the uses of Gamma rays?
Treating cancer and sterilising medical equipment
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