Technological Applications of Electromagnetic Waves


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What are electromagnetic waves?

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1. How fast do electromagnetic waves move?

2. Which of the following is NOT a type of electromagnetic wave?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet, you'll be tested on what you know about the uses of electromagnetic waves. Key points include a definition of electromagnetic waves and an explanation of how they move.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be answering questions on the following:

  • Specific types of electromagnetic waves
  • Applications of radio waves
  • UV wave examples

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the way electromagnetic waves move
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately explain electromagnetic waves
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the various uses of UV waves and the types of electromagnetic waves
  • Making connections - use your understanding of radio waves and how they're used in everyday objects

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about electromagnetic waves? Simply watch the video lesson called Technological Applications of Electromagnetic Waves to explore these topics:

  • Energy, frequency and wavelength of radio waves and gamma waves
  • Uses of microwaves
  • Infrared waves