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Spectrometry Explained

Grades: 9-12
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In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn how scientists use the electromagnetic spectrum to identify materials. Animations illustrate how spectrometers separate light across ...

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This media asset was adapted from Solar System Exploration: "Spectroscopy"/NASA.


Adapted from Solar System Exploration: "Spectroscopy"/NASA.Animations courtesy of NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center. Images courtesy of NASA, NASA/CXC/SAO, and Science Mission Directorate/NASA.

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Contributor: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale

Contributor: WNET-grayscale

Funder: NASA Contributor-grayscale

Producer: WGBH Educational Foundation-grayscale