Electromagnetic radiation is a kind of (1) ________ that behaves like a(n) (2)________ as it travels through space. (3)_________ is one type of electromagnetic radiation. Other examples include X-rays, radio waves, and microwaves. All waves can be characterized by their wavelength, amplitude, frequency, and (4)_______. The shortest distance between equivalent points on a continuous wave is called a(n) (5)________. The height of a wave from the origin to a crest or from the origin to a trough is the (6)_______. (7)_________ is the number of waves that pass a given point in one second. The SI unit for frequency is the (8)_____, which is equivalent to one wave per second.
Word Bank: Amplitude; Energy; Frequency; Hertz; Light; Wave; Wavelength; Speed