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The Photoelectric Effect

Java Applet simulating a photoelectric effect experiment, measuring current and stopping potential for a variety of metals and monochromatic wavelengths. A sophisticated simulated experiment.

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Wave Adder

This site is rather complex to use but allows users to set up two waves of a certain amplitude, frequency and wavelength and add them together.

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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

The site explains the basic of the electromagnetic spectrum and the various wavelengths of which it is composed (Radio Waves, Microwaves , Infrared, the Visible Spectrum, Ultraviolet, Gamma Rays, ...

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The CSE Light Tour

The light tour will let you discover information about light in the universe and how astronomers make use of light wavelengths.

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Earth Lessons and Classroom activities

Teachers can create their own lessons on Astrophysics Research, Artificial Earth Orbiting Satellite, Sine Waves, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Images of the Universe in Different Wavelengths, Satellite ...

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The Frequency and Wavelength of Light

How and why photons are emitted from an atom by electrons changing energy level and incorporates the wave equation and Planck's constant.

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Speed of Light

A basic site dealing with the speed and wavelength of electromagnetic waves.

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Diffraction - BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize covers what happens when a wave passes through a gap similar to its wavelength.

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Why the sky is blue

A brief and detailed explanation of why the sky is blue, touching on Rayleigh scattering, the wavelength of light and how our eyes work.

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Wave parts

Allows students to look at descriptions of amplitude, wavelength and frequency on a sinusoidal wave. A diagram accompanies each description.

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