Heat is passed from atom to atom through direct contact
Transfer of heat as a result of warm less dense liquids/gases rising and the cool less dense sinks
Energy transferred by waves or rays
to move from one place to another
Energy that transfers from one object to another because of a temperature difference between the objects
Increased temperatures that cause molecules to speed up, move farther apart and take up more space
A material that heat flows through easily
A material that does not easily transfer heat between its particles
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
Material through which a wave travels
How many waves can pass a given point per second, measured in Hertz (Hz)
Height of a wave, associated with loudness
The highness or lowness of a sound, associated with frequency
Perception of intensity of a sound.
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
A wave that moves the medium parrelel to the direction in which the wave travels.
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to the direction in which the wave travels
Lowest point of a wave
Highest point of a wave
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are far apart
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together.
Includes all forms of electromagnetic radiation; the types of radiation differ in their frequencies and wavelengths ---Lower Energy < Radio, Microwave, Infrared, Visible,Ultraviolet, X-Ray, Gamma > Higher Energy
a movement that begins in one location and sets things in motion farther away
Allows light rays to pass through without scattering
Not allowing light to pass through
Transmits some light through but not enough for a clear image
The bending of a wave as it enters a new medium at an angle
Electromagnetic radiation that lies within the visible range.
a longitudinal wave consisting of compressions and rarefactions, which travels through a medium