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Electromagnetic Spectrum Homework (Due 3/7)


Directions: Electromagnetic (EM) radiation is used to provide information about different types of objects in space.  On a piece of paper, identify the types of information provided by each type of EM radiation listed below.  An example has been provided for you.  *120 sections only:  Also include at least one space tool that is used to collect the information for each type of EM radiation.

Here is the link to research how scientists use the electromagnetic spectrum: Multiwavelength Astronomy

example:  Visible Light:  views of planets, stars, galaxies, and nebulae (120s only:  The Hubble Space Telescope is used to collect information in the visible light spectrum.)

Radio Waves:


Infrared Radiation:

Ultraviolet Radiation:


Gamma Rays:

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