The Electromagnetic Spectrum

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Key takeaways
An overview of the electromagnetic radiation from gamma to radio waves.
An understanding of the uses of the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.
A discussion of the dangers of different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Laura LewisHost: Laura studied at Royal Holloway University of London and the Open University. She is passionate about science communication and has presented talks about Exoplanets at Oxford University and Imperial College London.

The electromagnetic spectrum is the range of frequencies of electromagnetic radiation and their respective wavelengths and photon energies. In this class, students will gain a better understanding of non–ionising radiation by looking at all the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum. Students will also learn about the uses and dangers of non- ionising radiation. This class is aimed at students in Years 10 and 11 and is a great class to use as a revision tool!

Related Classes: Ionising RadiationMagnets & Magnetic FieldsAtomic ModelsTypes of Radiation

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for all students, especially those in Years 10-11 or S4-S5.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

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