Watch the video titled “Video Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum” (5 min 03 s). Be prepared to discuss. Video Source: NASA. (2012, June 20). Video Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum [Video file]. Retrieved from http://missionscience.nasa.gov/ems/emsVideo_01intro.html.
compare and contrast gamma rays and radio waves in terms of energy, wavelength, frequency, applications, and safety to humans.
•There are an incredible number of applications for each range of energy in the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum. Describe the various ways that you encounter and utilize different EM radiation in your daily life. Note: Feel free to include both naturally occurring examples, as well as any man-made technologies.
•Compare and contrast the processes of fusion and fission. Describe the challenges in harnessing fusion technology for domestic energy needs.
•Analyze the role of radioactive elements in dating events and artifacts. Provide two (2) specific examples of radioactive isotopes, and how each is utilized by scientists in real- world studies.