This is a beginning tutorial on the electromagnetic spectrum. It was developed by the Imagine the Universe project through NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. It contains readable explanations of each type of radiation on the EM spectrum, a short quiz, and related "Cool Facts". It was designed to supplement lesson plans and activities created by the same team. See Related items below for links to lesson plans and other resources.
This item is part of a larger collection of K-12 resources created by the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center for NASA.
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