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Name: ____________________________________________ Period: ___________ Electromagnetic Spectrum Webquest Go to the following website and answer the questions that

follow: http://tinyurl.com/EMRadiation 1. What are some examples of electromagnetic waves? 2. How do these examples differ from each other? 3. What prod ces electromagnetic waves? !. Wh" are these waves also called #electromagnetic radiation? $. Wh" does electromagnetic radiation have a #d al personalit"%? &. What are the particles of electromagnetic radiation called? '. Which of these particles have the highest energ"? Go to the following website and answer the questions that follow:http://tinyurl.com/PartsOf Wa!e

(. What is a crest? What is a tro gh? )a*el these on the wave shown a*ove. +. What is amplit de? )a*el this on the wave shown a*ove. 1,. What is wavelength? )a*el this on the wave shown a*ove. 11. What is fre- enc"? 12. How is fre- enc" s all" descri*ed? 13. .n what nit is fre- enc" s all" stated/ and what is the a**reviation for this nit? Go to the following website and answer the questions that follow: http://tinyurl.com/Wa!elength"requency 1!. 0t what speed do electromagnetic waves travel? 1$. How are fre- enc" and wavelength related?

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Name: ____________________________________________ Period: ___________ Electromagnetic Spectrum Webquest Go to the following website and answer the questions that follow: http://tinyurl.com/P#SSpectrum 1&. What generates electromagnetic radiation? 1'. What carries electromagnetic radiation? 1(. How fast do these particles travel? 1+. How are these particles characteri5ed and how are these characteristics defined?

Click on Begin the Tour and answer the questions below. 2,. How is the field generated in a radio antenna? 21. How fast does the field radiate o t? 22. How is the radio portion of the spectr m divided? Click Next: Microwa e 23. What are the ses for microwave? 2!. Wh" did creating microwaves pose a challenge to engineers d ring the 1+3,s? 2$. How do microwave ovens heat food? 2&. What wavelengths do stars emit? 2'. How are we a*le to see pict res of the stellar o*6ects that are in wavelengths other than vis al? Click Next: !nfrared 2(. What is infrared radiation also called? 2+. 7o all o*6ects give off infrared radiation/ and where does this radiation come from? 3,. How is the amo nt of infrared radiation an o*6ect emits related to the o*6ects temperat re? 31. What happens if an o*6ect/ li1e a radiator/ contin es to heat p? 32. What can "o clearl" ma1e o t when "o loo1 at the constellation 8rion in infrared? Click Next: "ight 33. How m ch of the electromagnetic spectr m is visi*le light? 3!. How long is the wavelength of visi*le light?
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Name: ____________________________________________ Period: ___________ Electromagnetic Spectrum Webquest 3$. What happens when atoms gain energ" then lose it again? 3&. 2arth9s atmosphere is transparent to what parts of the spectr m? Click Next: #ltra iolet 3'. What is a good so rce of ltraviolet light? 3(. What can ltraviolet light *e sed for? 3+. :an h mans see ltraviolet? What can? !,. Wh" do we st d" the 3 n in the ltraviolet spectr m? Click Next: $%ra&s !1. Who discovered ;<ra"s/ and wh" did he name them li1e he did? !2. What is a good so rce of x<ra" radiation? Click Next: Ga''a (a&s !3. How are gamma ra"s are created thro gho t the niverse? !!. What are some ses for gama ra"s? !$. Wh" are there not man" images of astronomical o*6ects in gamma wavelengths? !&. How long did it ta1e to create a gamma<ra" image of the entire s1" as seen from earth? ssessment: ). *ee &our teacher to get &our userna'e: ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ,. -our .assword is: /agles 0. Go to www.classmarker.com 1. "ogin with the userna'e and .assword assigned to &ou. $. 2fter &ou log in3 &ou will see a list of tests a ailable to &ou. 4ind Electromagnetic Spectrum. Click on *tart Test to begin the qui5.

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