What is the definition of a light wave?
"Describe light as an electromagnetic wave
Explain why light from the sun is important.
Identify how electromagnetic waves differ from each other.
Describe some uses for electromagnetic waves"
Light waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation. Light waves are responsible for the colors we can see in the world around us.
Work together in pairs: What is one example of how a light wave differs from a sound wave?
Which of the following is not a type of light wave?
- ultrasonic waves
- Radio waves
- Infrared waves
What is the speed of light in a vacuum?
- 300,0000,000 meters per second
- 100,000,000 meters per second
- 500,000,000 meters per second
What is the shortest wavelength on the electromagnetic spectrum?
- Gamma Rays
- Radio Waves
choose at least two EM waves and list their uses