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Title: Electron shifts between energy levels in atoms
Caption: Possible electron shifts between energy levels in atoms to produce the lines found in spectra. Not all the lines are in the visible portion of the spectrum. The four colored lines correspond to the colored lines in the hydrogen spectrum.
Notes: Which transition involves the greater change in energy, a drop from energy level 6 to energy level 2, or a drop from energy level 7 to energy level 6? What color of light is absorbed when an electron in a hydrogen atom is boosted from energy level 2 to energy level 3?
Keywords: electron shift, energy level, line spectra, hydrogen