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Electromagnetic Waves – What’s tested in O Level Physics?

electromagnetic waves topic in o level physics

In this post, let’s look at what’s tested in the topic of electromagnetic waves in O Level Physics.

This is an easy topic to learn, mainly memorizing the various components of the electromagnetic spectrum, and examples of their applications in real world.

Watch the video here to learn in detail.

Below, you’ll find a checklist on the items you would need to know on this topic on transfer of electromagnetic waves.

Checklist for O Level Physics Topic: Electromagnetic Waves

electromagnetic waves are transverse waves

speed and magnitude of electromagnetic waves in vacuum or air

main components of the electromagnetic spectrum (i.e. radio waves, microwaves, infra-red, light, ultra- violet, X-rays, gamma rays

state examples of the use of the main components of the electromagnetic spectrum

Watch the video below to learn the points in detail: