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 1-5-12 Spectroscopy Lab

HON CHEMISTRY: How’d you like playing with light? So, after experimenting, what do you think? Is light a particle or is it an energy wave?

Are you clear on how to turn in the lab report? Observations from the diffraction grating yesterday will be in two parts: 1) the written observation – answers to those four questions for BOTH types of light on notebook paper, and 2) your drawings of both kinds of light on card stock or heavy white paper, and then both drawings mounted on one sheet of construction paper. Be sure to label everything.

Observations from today, using the spectroscope will be answered on the actual lab sheets/packet. Double check to make sure you answered every single observation and question. The entire packet is due Monday.

Great job on locating the absorption lines – they’re difficult to find! And I’m pretty sure I like outside labs! Now, let’s talk about the whole wave/particle thing tomorrow. πŸ™‚

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