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Flashcards in Electromagnetic Spectrum Deck (14):
1

What effect do the X-rays have on the body

Cause cell damage

2

Sources of radio waves

Radios
Sun

3

Sources of microwaves

Electronics
Phones
Sun

4

Sources of infrared radiation

Sun
Toaster

5

Sources of visible light

Windows
Sun

6

Sources of ultrviolet

UV lights

7

Sources of gamma rays

Radioactive
Sun

8

Effects on the body from radio waves

No effects

9

Effects on the body from microwaves

No effects

10

Effects on the body from infrared radiation

Can burn the skin

11

Effects on the body from visible light

Can cause blindness

12

Effects on the body from ultraviolet

Can lead to skin cancer

13

Effects on the body from X rays

Cause cell damage

14

Effects on the body from gamma rays

Destroy body cells