This item is a three-minute video segment from NASA for Grades 5-12 on the electromagnetic spectrum. It introduces the seven categories of the spectrum and explores how each type of radiation affects daily living.
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Teachers' Domain: The Electromagnetic Spectrum: NASA. (2008, March 17). Retrieved December 8, 2013, from WGBH Educational Foundation: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.energy.nasaspectrum/
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