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Evaluate the validity and reliability of claims in published materials of the effects that different frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have when absorbed by matter.

 
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Creating a Radiation Journal

High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Radiation is a word used and misused frequently - students must come to grips with what we truly mean when we use it.

 
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The Nature of Light: Wave Properties

High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Light, like other electromagnetic phenomenon, can be described by wave properties.

 
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What is "Radiation?"

High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

To properly assess health risks, it is important to understand the transfer of electromagnetic energy.

 
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free write
   

Wave Properties

High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Waves can be described verbally, graphically, and algebraically.

 
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waves on an oscillascope
   

Electromagnetic Spectrum Mapping

High School Physics » Unit: Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Waves
Jameson Parker
Danbury, CT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

When electromagnetic waves interact with matter, they are either absorbed, reflected or transmitted.

 
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student spectrum
   

Radiation Journal Time

High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Electromagnetic phenomenon are complex; exploring them takes time and reflection.

 
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journal
   

What Materials Block Your Phone's Signal?

High School Physics » Unit: Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Waves
Jameson Parker
Danbury, CT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Electromagnetic radiation interacts with matter in three ways: absorbed, reflected or transmitted.

 
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mobile phone in al
   

Radioactivity, Part One

High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
High School Physics » Unit: Electromagnetics
Timothy Brennan
Woodstock, VT
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Radiation can come in the form of particles as well as waves.

 
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