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The electromagnetic spectrum
Blockbuster quiz on Electromagnetic Waves
A blockbusters quiz about electromagnetic waves.
Radio waves and electromagnetic waves using interactive animations (PhET)
Fun, interactive research-based simulations of physical phenomena that you can download or run from the site – this one covers the rormation of electromagnetic waves.
How you can show your mobile phone uses microwaves
A video showing how you can show that your mobile phone uses microwaves.
Teaching medical physics (IoP)
A set of resources for use in the teaching of medical physics including using electromagnetic waves, radioisotopes and ultrasound.
Background information about PET scans
All you need to know about PET scanning.
The electromagnetic spectrum activity (BBC Bitesize)
An activity that revises the electromagnetic spectrum.
Wireless signals activity (BBC Bitesize)
An excellent activity that revises the uses of radio and microwaves for communication, and digital and analogue signals.
The electromagnetic spectrum (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises the waves of the electromagnetic spectrum, uses and dangers. Then try the activity and do the test
Radiation treatment (BBC Bitesize)
A site that revises the uses of X rays and gamma rays in medicine
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