The Electromagnetic Spectrum

Age Level: 12–17  Grade Level: 7

Every day, we navigate the world using our sight. This is thanks to visible light, but what exactly is visible light, and how is it different from other forms of light? This book explores everything about visible light, from its discovery to its behavior as both a particle and a wave to its many uses, including in art, science, and communication. Readers discover how visible light is vital not only to humans and other animals with sight, but to all life on Earth.

  • Spring 2021
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    Understanding and Using Gamma Rays

    Understanding and Using Gamma Rays

    Alison Eldridge and Stephen Eldridge
    Although only a small portion of the electromagnetic spectrum can be seen by the human eye, people depend on the energy from the waves in the electromagnetic spectrum every day. Gamma rays might be familiar from comic books and superhero movies, but few know that gamma ray bursts are the most spectacular explosions observed in the universe...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978514904
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    Understanding and Using Microwaves

    Understanding and Using Microwaves

    Alison Eldridge and Stephen Eldridge
    From tuning a radio to sending text messages or popping popcorn, people use electromagnetic energy all the time. What is the electromagnetic spectrum and how do people depend on it? This book offers a look into the discovery, history, and uses of microwave energy...Read More

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    Understanding and Using Radio Waves

    Understanding and Using Radio Waves

    Elizabeth Rubio
    When most people hear the term "radio waves," they think of the radio in their car or on their desk, but radio waves are so much more than a way of listening to music! Readers will discover how radio waves are similar to and different from light we can see...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978514874
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    Understanding and Using UV and Infrared Radiation

    Understanding and Using UV and Infrared Radiation

    Jonathan Bard
    Every second of every day, the sun emits wave after wave of radiation hurling toward our planet. Even though we can't see most of this radiation with the naked eye, scientists have learned how to use these invisible waves to our advantage...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978514966
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    Understanding and Using Visible Light

    Understanding and Using Visible Light

    Elizabeth Rubio
    Every day, we navigate the world using our sight. This is thanks to visible light, but what exactly is visible light, and how is it different from other forms of light? This book explores everything about visible light, from its discovery to its behavior as both a particle and a wave to its many uses, including in art, science, and communication...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978514997
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    Understanding and Using X-Rays

    Understanding and Using X-Rays

    Elizabeth Rubio
    What do a nuclear bomb, a mummy, a counterfeit bill, and a broken arm have in common? The answer is X-ray technology. Most people are probably familiar with the X-rays used in medicine, which can show organs within a body...Read More

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    ISBN: 9781978515024
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