5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What is amplitude?
- How fast does sound travel through steel?
- What is noise?
- Is the velocity of an electromagnetic wave in a vacuum equal to the speed of light?
- What happens when an electromagnetic wave hits matter?
- a Yes, regardless of wavelength or frequency
- b There will either be transmission, absorption, or scattering
- c the volume of a wave
- d ~5000 m/s
- e Irregular vibrations
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- water waves, sound waves and the waves that travel along a spring or rope are mechanical waves. Newton's laws govern the motion of mechanical waves
- perpendicular to one another and at the speed of light 3x10^8 m/s
- Crests, troughs, wavelength, and frequency
- the highest point in a wave
5 True/False Questions
Is a medium needed for electromagnetic waves? → No
In sound waves, what is the frequency equivalent to? → the pitch
What is music? → sustained notes - repeated vibrations
Electromagnetic waves → light waves, radio waves, and xrays are examples of electromagnetic waves
What things produce sound waves? → Strings of violins or pianos, or human vocal chords