Radio Waves!

By: Ryan, Alyssa, and Emily!

What is a Radio Wave?

noun
an electromagnetic wave having a wavelength between 1 milimeter and 30,000 meters; frequency ranging from 3KHz to 30 GHz


Wavelength ranges from the size of an ant to twice the diameter of Earth.

Discovery of the Radio Wave!

Predicted in 1876 by James Clerk Maxwell and then in 1887, Heinrich Hertz proved that theory to be correct.

The Founders of Radio Waves

Uses of Radio Waves!

Radio Waves have been used in medicine for 75 years, especially in MRI's.

Fun Facts!

They can bounce off clouds.

They can bounce around the Earth.