1.20: Study of Space by the Electromagnetic Spectrum Difficulty Level: Basic Created by: CK-12 Estimated4 minsto complete % Progress Practice Study of Space by the Electromagnetic Spectrum MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress Estimated4 minsto complete % Estimated4 minsto complete % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition electromagnetic radiation Energy transmitted through space as a wave. electromagnetic spectrum Full range of electromagnetic radiation. frequency Number of wavelengths that pass a given point every second. light-year Distance that light travels in one year; 5.9 trillion miles, 9.5 trillion kilometers. visible light Portion of energy in the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to humans. wavelength Horizontal distance from wave crest to wave crest, or wave trough to wave trough. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description Overview of the electromagnetic spectrum. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Study of Space by the Electromagnetic Spectrum Difficulty Level: Basic Authors: Dana Desonie, Ph.D. Tags: electromagnetic radiation frequency light-year (3 more) SCI.ESC.124.3.L.1 Telescope wavelength Subjects: science Earth Science Concept Nodes: SCI.ESC.124.3 (Study of Space by the Electromagnetic Spectrum) Grades: 6 , 7 Date Created: Jan 04, 2013 Last Modified: Aug 31, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.