# Electromagnetic WS

```Name ____________________________________ Date ________ Period ____
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Part I: Label the diagram below of the electromagnetic spectrum.
Part II. Complete the following statement using the diagram above.
1. The electromagnetic spectrum is made of ____________________ waves.
2. The only waves you can see are ________________________________.
3. Waves with longer wavelengths than visible light are _________________,
_____________________, ___________________and _________________
4. Waves with higher frequencies than visible light are ________________,
____________________________, and ____________________________ .
5. Although waves in the electromagnetic spectrum have different frequencies and
wavelengths, they all travel at the same _________________________.
6. Identify the type of wave in the electromagnetic spectrum used for:
a. cooking food______________________
c. taking pictures of the interior of the body_________________
d. killing cancer cells ________________________
e. keeping food warm __________________________
f. Sunburns __________________________________
Name __________________________________ Date _______ Period ____
Visible spectrum
Part I: Using color pencils shade in each color of the visible spectrum.
Part II: Complete the following statements using the diagram above.
1. A triangular piece of glass that can be used to divide white light into its separate
colors is called a ___________________________ .
2. The visible spectrum is produced as white light passes through a prism and
appears to __________________ .
3. Each frequency of light appears to bent a different ____________ as it enters
and leaves a prism.
4. Violet light is bent ________________(more or less) than red light.
5. The colors in the visible spectrum starting with the lowest frequency are
______________________________________________________________.
6. The first letter of each color in the visible spectrum spells the name
______________________________________________________________ .
7. Identify the color of the visible spectrum that has the :
a. highest frequency_________________
b. lowest frequency _________________
c. longest wavelength _______________
d. shortest wavelength ______________
8. Identify the color in the visible spectrum that bends the:
a. greatest amount through the prism ___________________.
b. least amount through the prism _____________________ .
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