THE ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM



This wiki space has been created for LRB at the King's School in Worcester UK to put together information about the ELECTROMAGNETIC SPECTRUM. Each pupil in the group has their own page to complete, according to the titles given on the page, though other material can be used.


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Gamma 1
Arms
Gamma 2
Brot
Gamma 3
Butc
Gamma 4
Dear
X-rays 1
Evan
X-rays 2
Fost
X-rays 3
Grif
X-rays 4
Jame
UV 1
Lamb
UV 2
Lewi
UV 3
Litt
UV 4
Mack
IR 1
Mait
IR 2
Math
IR 3
McGe
IR 4
Neil
Microwaves 1
O'Hic
Microwaves 2
Part
Microwaves 3
Ratc
Microwaves 4
Stri
Radio 1
Timm
Radio 2
Toml
Radio 3
Wats
Radio 4
Well
Further work
Either:
choose another wave from these six, and use the same headings, below the work on your existing page.
or
choose one of these topics and write an article on it, below the existing work on your page.
  • Mobile phones, how they work and communicate.
  • Geostationary satellites - their history, theory and uses.
  • The human eye - how does it control light and how does it form an image.
  • The CCD - what is it, its history, uses, special features.
  • Early radioactivity - the discovery of alpha and beta, as well as gamma. Who were the scientists involved?
  • The history of the radio - people, dates, events.
  • Observing the universe in different parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • How do different animals differ in the way that they see things?
  • Optical fibres - how do they work, how fast are they, what are they used for?
  • Something of your choosing - ask me.

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