Hon Chemistry 1-8-18 The Electromagnetic Spectrum & Intro to Spectroscopy

HON CHEMISTRY: Light can do some pretty crazy things, huh? Great start to our study of light! And why are we studying light? πŸ™‚

I’m thinking you’ve probably memorized the electromagnetic spectrum after that inspirational song; however, also sure you also know the uses of the different types (all except for long waves). Just in case you’d like to hear it again: Electromagnetic Spectrum Song

Hon Chemistry 1-9-12 Photoelectric Effect

HON CHEMISTRY: Fun field trip today! What? There really aren’t tiny people living in boxes above the doors at Wal-mart? Good job coming up with examples of the photoelectric effect. I hadn’t ever thought about those automatic flush toilets! πŸ™‚

What did you think about the problems? Again, make sure you not only memorize formulas, but also be careful to learn the symbols and units for each of the quantities you’re going to use, it’s easy to get them confused. Here’s the lecture from Monday – well, not exactly. Someone, and that would be me, forgot to turn on the mic, so here’s a blast from the past that will work.

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