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MS - Grade 8 Electromagnetic Waves: Electromagnetic Waves
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How do we use the electromagnetic spectrum in our everyday lives?
How does our body respond to different kinds of electromagnetic stimuli?
What sort of waves exist in the universe?
What properties do all waves share?
What are the dangers of the electromagnetic spectrum in our everyday lives?
Explore a universe of black holes, dark matter, and quasars... A universe full of extremely high energies, high densities, high pressures, and extremely intense magnetic fields which allow us to test our understanding of the laws of physics.
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Presents illustrated explanations of how light, electricity, and magnetism work, describing the laws of optics and electromagnetism and Ohm's and Joule's laws, and providing a time line, biographical sketches of scientists, and a selected bibliography.
An exploration of sound, light, and radiation that explains what they are and discusses the anatomy of a wave, hearing, the science of music, seeing light, color, and more. Includes a glossary and resources.
Presents information, facts, figures, photographs, charts, and diagrams that explain the science of light and sound, discussing color and brightness, ears and hearing, sound waves, echoes and sonar, lasers and holograms, and other topics.
Examines developments in the world of communications technology as they relate to radio and television, looking at radio waves, satellite television, closed circuit television, digital versatile disks, digital broadcasting, remote monitoring, electronic bugs, and radio signals in space.