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Ch 43: CEOE Middle Level Science: Electromagnetic Spectrum

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The Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) for Middle Level Science will test your competency regarding the characteristics of the electromagnetic spectrum. This chapter can help you review that topic with fun lessons, interactive quizzes and other study aids.

CEOE Middle Level Science: Electromagnetic Spectrum - Chapter Summary

Our subject matter experts have created a series of video lessons addressing the competency section on electromagnetism as prep for your upcoming certification exam. The covered information includes:

  • Definitions, properties and sources of electromagnetic waves
  • The electromagnetic spectrum and its 7 major regions
  • Origin, spectrum and frequency of light
  • Angle of incidence of reflection
  • Definition of diffuse reflection, examples and surfaces
  • Definition of resonance and transmission of waves
  • Opaque and transparent materials in electromagnetic waves

The lessons are made up of a short video, a transcript and a quiz at the end of the video. If you miss any quiz questions, you can return to the section that covers that specific point without having to rewatch the entire lesson by using the keyword tags in our video timeline feature. The subject matter experts keep the lessons fun and interesting, and we will strengthen your competency with electromagnetism in preparation for your CEOE certification.

7 Lessons in Chapter 43: CEOE Middle Level Science: Electromagnetic Spectrum
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Electromagnetic Waves: Definition, Sources & Properties

1. Electromagnetic Waves: Definition, Sources & Properties

In this lesson, learn the basics of electromagnetic waves and how they make up the electromagnetic spectrum. We will explore the major trends and categories within the spectrum, as well as the various sources of electromagnetic waves.

The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum

2. The 7 Major Regions of the Electromagnetic Spectrum

This lesson will walk you through each of the major regions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Explore the unique characteristics of X-rays, microwaves, radio waves, UV rays, infrared, gamma rays, and of course, visible light.

The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency

3. The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency

This lesson introduces the basics of visible light and color. Learn how the visible light spectrum is divided into the six color ranges. We'll also discuss why different people name colors in different ways.

Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces

4. Reflection: Angle of Incidence and Curved Surfaces

How do waves reflect off of surfaces? How do we account for the images that we see reflected in various objects? Discover the answers to these questions as we investigate the rays and angles defining the law of reflection.

Diffuse Reflection: Definition, Examples & Surfaces

5. Diffuse Reflection: Definition, Examples & Surfaces

This lesson explores the law of reflection and how it applies to different surfaces and wave types. We'll learn the difference between specular and diffuse reflection and investigate how diffuse reflection affects our perception of sound and light.

Resonance: Definition & Transmission of Waves

6. Resonance: Definition & Transmission of Waves

This lesson describes how sound and light waves are affected by the principle of resonance. Learn how resonance occurs through the vibrations and resonant frequencies of objects. You'll investigate everyday examples of resonance and learn how to break a wine glass with your voice!

Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves

7. Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves

What makes an object transparent or opaque? How does light pass through some objects and not others? And what about the other types of electromagnetic waves? We'll investigate all these questions in this lesson about the transparency and opacity of materials.

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