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  • In this picture dictation activity, students use a range of skills to investigate some ways humans use the waves on the electromagnetic spectrum.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • discuss some ways in which humans use the various waves on the electromagnetic spectrum
    • understand what happens to the wavelength as we move through the electromagnetic spectrum from radio waves to gamma waves.

    Download the Word file for:

    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • discussion questions
    • student handout.
      Published 21 July 2007, Updated 7 February 2013 Referencing Hub articles
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