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Heat: Math Lesson

Introduction: 

It’s a heat wave! Or, rather, electromagnetic (EM) waves heat our planet and our food. In this lesson, you’ll look at the properties of EM waves and learn different ways to measure them.

In this lesson you will:
  • Define wavelength and frequency
  • Examine the relationship between wavelength and frequency
  • Use exponents to represent very large and very small numbers

Photo: STEREO Project, NASA

Skills: 
Measurement
Exponents
Charts, Graphs, Tables