Infrared

By :Gunnar Morgan

Frequency range

The infrared wave has a wavelength of 800 nm to 1 mm

Definition of Infrared

(of electromagnetic radiation) having a wavelength just greater than that of the red end of the visible light spectrum but less than that of microwaves.

Cool Facts about Infrared.

1. Infrared is a type of light that we can not see with our own eyes. Our eyes can only see what we call visible light.

2. It shows us how much heat something has and gives us information about an objects heat.

4 uses for Infrared

1. To tell the temperature of objects.

2. To heat objects ex: stove

3. To see things that are eyes can't see

4. They are used in the military also to find people that are hiding.