Age range: 11-14
Duration: 60 or more mins
  • Physics

Electromagnetic spectrum

Compare different types of electromagnetic waves

The ‘Time for a game’ scheme of work provides an electronics systems context for students to explore infrared technologies.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

An engaging activity in which students investigate the technology used in the Nintendo Wii, exploring infrared communication. They can then apply this knowledge and understanding into the design of an interactive ‘tag’ game.

The activity sheet includes teacher notes, guidance, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved UK nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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