Ch 6: ScienceFusion Sound and Light Unit 3.1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum chapter of this ScienceFusion Sound and Light Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with the electromagnetic spectrum. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Electromagnetic Spectrum textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the ScienceFusion Electromagnetic Spectrum chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the electromagnetic spectrum topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Definition of electromagnetic waves
  • Segments of the electromagnetic spectrum
  • Definition and nature of light
  • The effects and definition of solar radiation

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5 Lessons in Chapter 6: ScienceFusion Sound and Light Unit 3.1: The 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.

What is Light?

3. What is Light?

This lesson will define and describe what light is from both technical and more common-use perspectives, discuss what the different kinds of light are, and explain why it's called radiation.

The Nature of Light: Origin, Spectrum & Color Frequency

4. 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.

What is Solar Radiation? - Definition & Effects

5. What is Solar Radiation? - Definition & Effects

The sun plays an important role to us on Earth. It provides many things such as light and warmth. But, what is solar radiation and how does it affect us? In this video lesson, you'll learn about solar radiation, how it allows us to survive, and the influence it has on our global climate.

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