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Video explaining the entire electromagnetic spectrum.


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  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


energy frequency wavelength of light electromagnetic spectrum



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SCI.9-12.SC.912.P.10.D: Science

The theory of electromagnetism explains that electricity and magnetism are closely related. Electric charges are the source of electric fields. Moving charges generate magnetic fields.

SCI.9-12.SC.912.P.10.18: Science

Explore the theory of electromagnetism by comparing and contrasting the different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of wavelength, frequency, and energy, and relate them to phenomena and applications.
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2014-08-07.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This short video clip dramatically demonstrates that visible light is represented by only 1 inch on an electromagnetic scale of over 2,000 miles. This clip is originally from "The Universe" Season 2, Episode 14 on Nebulas.
Janet Pinto

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