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This applet compares the blackbody spectrum of the sun to visible light. The user can learn about the blackbody spectrum of the sun, a light bulb, an oven, and the earth. They can adjust the temperature to see the wavelength and intensity of the spectrum change. The color of the peak on the spectral curve can be viewed.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Thermo & Stat Mech
- Models
= Blackbody Radiation
- Thermal Properties of Matter
= Temperature
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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- Learners
- Educators
- text/html
- application/flash
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http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/bla…
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© 2007 University of Colorado, Physics Education Technology
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Keywords:
blackbody spectrum , heat, light, quantum mechanics, sun, thermodynamics
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created November 15, 2007 by Alea Smith
Record Updated:
July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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November 15, 2007
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(Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2007), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/blackbody-spectrum).
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PhET Simulation: Blackbody Spectrum (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2007), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/blackbody-spectrum>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Blackbody Spectrum. (2007, November 15). Retrieved July 31, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/blackbody-spectrum
Chicago Format
Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Blackbody Spectrum. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, November 15, 2007. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/blackbody-spectrum (accessed 31 July 2014).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Blackbody Spectrum. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2007. 15 Nov. 2007. 31 July 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/blackbody-spectrum>.
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@misc{ Title = {PhET Simulation: Blackbody Spectrum}, Publisher = {Physics Education Technology Project}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {31 July 2014}, Month = {November 15, 2007}, Year = {2007} }
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