What is Radiant Energy? - Definition & Examples


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Radiant energy is possessed by:

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1. What type of wave is created by solar energy?

2. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of electromagnetic waves?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

On this practice quiz and worksheet, you will answer questions about radiant energy, waves created by solar energy, and electromagnetic waves.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

More precisely, you will be examined on your understanding of:

  • What radiant energy is possessed by
  • The type of wave created by solar energy
  • Properties of electromagnetic waves
  • The electromagnetic wave with the most energy
  • Properties of high-energy electromagnetic waves

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding energy's qualities
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on radiant energy
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about electromagnetic energy in a different light

Additional Learning

If you have more curiosity about radiant energy, take a look at the associated lesson titled, What is Radiant Energy? - Definition & Examples. By studying this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of:

  • How radiant energy works
  • What electromagnetic waves are
  • The relationship between waves and energy
  • The application of radiant energy