<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1; url=/nojavascript/"> The Nature of Light | CK-12 Foundation
Skip Navigation
You are reading an older version of this FlexBook® textbook: Chemistry - Second Edition Teacher's Edition Go to the latest version.

Student Behavioral Objectives

The student will:

  • perform calculations involving the relationship between the wavelength and frequency of electromagnetic radiation, v = \lambda f.
  • perform calculations involving the relationship between the energy and the frequency of electromagnetic radiation, E = hf.
  • state the velocity of electromagnetic radiation in a vacuum.
  • name at least three different areas of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  • when given two comparative colors or areas in the electromagnetic spectrum, identify which area has the higher wavelength, the higher frequency, and the higher energy.

Timing, Standards, Activities

Timing and California Standards
Lesson Number of 60 min periods CA Standards
The Nature of Light 1.5 1h, 1j

Activities for Lesson 1

Laboratory Activities

1. None


1. None


1. None

Extra Readings

1. What is the Electromagnetic Spectrum?

Answers for The Nature of Light (L1) Review Questions

  • Sample answers to these questions are available upon request. Please send an email to teachers-requests@ck12.org to request sample answers.

Image Attributions




Date Created:

Aug 18, 2012

Last Modified:

Jul 21, 2014
Files can only be attached to the latest version of None


Please wait...
Please wait...
Image Detail
Sizes: Medium | Original
ShareThis Copy and Paste

Original text