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Flashcards in Electromagnetic Spectrum Deck (21):
1

Micro waves source

Wifi
Microwave machine
Sun

2

Radio waves source

The radio
Sun

3

Infrared source

Toaster
Sun

4

Visible light sources

Sun
Metal
Screens

5

Ultraviolet sources

Lights produced by sun
Uv lamp

6

X rays

X ray machine
Sun

7

Gamma rays sources

Sun
Gamma cameras

8

Radio waves effects on the body

Not harmful

9

Microwaves effects on the body

Heat which potentially could be dangerous

10

Infrared radiation effects on body

Can cause burning

11

Visible light effects on body

Harms eyes

12

Ultraviolet effects on the body

Bad for skin, can cause skin cancer

13

X rays effects on body

Can cause cancer

14

Gamma rays effects on body

Can destroy cells

15

Radio waves uses

Broadcasting and casting communication signals around the world. Used to project music .

16

Microwaves uses

Cooking
Communication

17

Infrared uses

Night vision
Used to detect radiation
Use for toaster

18

Visible light

Able to see and also used for communication

19

Ultra violet uses

Fluorescent lamps, tanning beds

20

X rays uses

See through peoples skins , to see harm in the body

21

Gamma rays

Can be used to kill harmful cells and diseases such as cancer