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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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- Technology
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Radiation
= Electromagnetic Spectrum
- High School
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
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E & M, NASA video, electromagnetism, gamma rays, infrared, microwaves, movie clips, radiation, radio waves, science videos, videos
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Metadata instance created November 27, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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Topic: Electromagnetism and Electromagnets
Unit Title: Electromagnetic Radiation and the Spectrum

This three-minute NASA video introduces the seven categories of the electromagnetic spectrum in a way that is understandable for middle and high school students.  Requires Quicktime plug-in to operate.

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(WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston, 2005), WWW Document, (http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.energy.nasaspectrum/).
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Teachers' Domain: The Electromagnetic Spectrum: NASA (WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston, 2005), <http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.energy.nasaspectrum/>.
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Teachers' Domain: The Electromagnetic Spectrum: NASA. (2008, March 17). Retrieved April 19, 2014, from WGBH Educational Foundation: http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.energy.nasaspectrum/
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WGBH Educational Foundation. Teachers' Domain: The Electromagnetic Spectrum: NASA. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, March 17, 2008. http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.energy.nasaspectrum/ (accessed 19 April 2014).
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Teachers' Domain: The Electromagnetic Spectrum: NASA. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2005. 17 Mar. 2008. 19 Apr. 2014 <http://www.teachersdomain.org/resource/phy03.sci.phys.energy.nasaspectrum/>.
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This is a lesson plan for grades 9-12 developed for use with Teachers' Domain video segments on the electromagnetic spectrum.

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