Take a Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Front cover of Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum showing various planets and Isaac Newton, among others.This resource presents the electromagnetic spectrum by introducing how we interact with these waves on a daily basis and how NASA scientists use the unique qualities of each wavelength to study the sun, planets and origins of the universe. EM waves measured by Earth-observing satellites help NASA scientists understand our Earth system and changing global patterns and climate.

For more information and links to the education materials, visit https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/tour_EMS.html