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LS 2.1 Waves and the Electromagnetic Spectrum* fill in blanks

pg 38-44 textbook
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wave
a disturbance that __________energy from plance to place
energy
the ability to do ________
medium
the _____________through which a wave travels through
vibration
a repeated ________and ________or _______and ___________motion
crest
the ___________point of a wave
trough
the ____________point of a wave
amplitude
the maximum _______________that the particles of the medium ________________the wave __________ away from the their rest positions
wavelength
the distance between two ___________________ parts of a wave
frequency
the number of _______________waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of __________
hertz
____________ of frequency
speed
how _________ the wave travels in a given amount of ______________
electromagnetic wave
______________electrical and magnetic energy
electromagnetic radiation
energy that is transfered through ____________ by electromagnetic _____________
electromagnetic spectrum
the complete ____________of electromagnetic waves placed in order of _______________frequency
visible light
electromagnetic waves you can _________
radio waves
electromagnetic waves with the _____________ wavelengths and _____________frequencies
microwaves
radio waves with the ________________wavelengths and _______________frequencies
infrared rays
____________heat you feel from a heated source
ultraviolent rays
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths ________ shorter than those of visible light
x-rays
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths just shorter than those of ______________________
gamma rays
electromagnetic waves with the _____________ wavelengths and the _______________ amount of energy