GCSE Physics – More features of EM radiation

Last updated: 17/06/2020

Learning Objectives

-I can recall that human eyes can only detect limited frequencies of the EM spectrum
-I can explain that EM radiation transmits energy from the source to the absorber
-I can recall the source of gamma rays
-I can recall the source of X-Rays, UV and visible light
-I can recall the effects of exposure to UV, X-rays and gamma rays
-I can explain the production of ozone
-I can describe the effects of EM radiation on bodily tissues
-I can give examples of uses of EM radiations
-I can recall that light is an electromagnetic wave
-I can recall that EM waves are transverse