Radar, Radio Waves and Light
A view of Earth from space

The information in this video was accurate as of the original publication date.

Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: K-8
Year: 2005


Students from Norway meet with science expert Dr. D. to learn about radar and electromagnetic radiation. They demonstrate the relationship between wavelength and energy and discuss several different types of radio waves.

Radar, Radio Waves and Light
Duration: 2 minutes 53 seconds
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This video clip is part of the The Case of the Technical Knockout DVD that may be ordered from the Central Operation of Resources for Educators, or CORE  →.

Other video learning clips in this series:
Navigational Uses for Global Positioning Systems, or GPS
Early Navigation, How Was It Done?
How Do Global Positioning Systems, or GPS, Work?
What Is Electricity?
Experimenting With Electromagnets
Earth's Role as an Electromagnet and the Creation of Auroras
NASA's Research on the Sun
All About Solar Flares
What Are Geomagnetic Storms?