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Mnemonic for ER Spectrum?

  1. Sep 7, 2008 #1
    Does anyone have a good mnemonic to remember

    Electromagnetic Spectrum

    either according to increasing wavelength or frequency?

  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 9, 2010 #2
    Last edited: Sep 9, 2010
  4. Sep 9, 2010 #3
    I don't like that one since "x and g" are just as arbitrary as the original and thus not mnemonic.

    Here's an idea: base it on a sequence of events, that would occur in a natural order based on a scenario.

    Here's an incomplete start: "I was listening to the radio one night, and an add for <whatever silly thing> made me hungry! So I went to the kitchen and popped some frozen <whatever> into the Microwave to make a snack. Then the snack became hot (think IR == heat) and burned my hand. I was already sore from sunburn (UV) so I was in pretty poor shape ... had to go to the emergency room to get an X-ray...
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