Electromagnetic Radiation
Quantum and Nuclear | Light, Sound and Waves

Taking care with technical terms - amplitude

Teaching Guidance for 14-16 Supporting Physics Teaching

Being precise when talking about amplitude

Wrong Track: The amplitude of a sound wave is how big it is.

Right Lines: The amplitude of a sound wave is the difference in density at the points of zero and maximum displacement of any point on the wave.

Electromagnetic Radiation
can be represented by The Electromagnetic Spectrum
has the special case Visible Light
is used in analyses relating to X-Ray Scanning
features in Medical Physics

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