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Students gain understanding of electromagnetic radiation as they broadcast radio waves from a transmitter to receiver.  They can manually control the transmitter electron or set automatic oscillation.  The field can be displayed as a curve or vectors, with students controlling the frequency and amplitude. This item is part of a larger collection of simulations developed by the Physics Education Technology project (PhET). The simulations are animated, interactive, and game-like environments.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Simple Harmonic Motion
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
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© 2005 University of Colorado at Boulder
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Keywords:
electric force, electromagnetic field, electromagnetic radiation, electromagnetism, radio waves, wave propogation
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Metadata instance created October 6, 2006 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
August 18, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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March 3, 2006
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AIP Format
(PhET, Boulder, 2005), WWW Document, (https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves).
AJP/PRST-PER
PhET Simulation: Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields, (PhET, Boulder, 2005), <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields. (2006, March 3). Retrieved July 22, 2018, from PhET: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves
Chicago Format
PhET. PhET Simulation: Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields. Boulder: PhET, March 3, 2006. https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves (accessed 22 July 2018).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields. Boulder: PhET, 2005. 3 Mar. 2006. 22 July 2018 <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/radio-waves>.
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@misc{ Title = {PhET Simulation: Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields}, Publisher = {PhET}, Volume = {2018}, Number = {22 July 2018}, Month = {March 3, 2006}, Year = {2005} }
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