Read: Sound and Light, "What Are Waves?". pp. 6-10
Key Terms: Wave, Energy, Mechanical Wave, Vibration, Crest, Trough, Compression
Read: Sound and Light, "Properties of Waves". pp. 11-15
Key Terms: Amplitude, Wavelenght, Frequency, Hertz (Hz)
How can you calculate frequency?
Summary Notes on Waves
Read: Sound and Light, "The Nature of Electromagnetic Waves". pp. 70-73
Key Terms: Electromagnetic Wave, Electromagnetic Radiation
Read: Sound and Light, "Waves of the Electromagnetic Spectrum". pp. 74-81
Key Terms: Electromagnetic Spectrum, Radion Waves, Microwaves, Radar, Infrared Rays, Visable Light, Ultraviolet Rays, X-rays, Gamma Rays
Examine: STS: Exploring the Nature of Light, "Color, Wavelength, and the Wider Electromatic Spectrum" pp. 66-75
Can you model the electromagnetic spectrum?
Analysis & Conclusion:
What is the difference between the two patterns?
What is the relationship between the wavelength of your waves and their frequency?
Which wavelengths had more energy?
E. M. Worksheet
Test Study Guide on Waves
Electromagnetic Spectrum & Waves
Harmful EM Radiation
Speed of Light
Uses of EM Radiation