8th Science, 4th Nine Weeks
Terms in this set (23)
The distance between one point on a wave and the corresponding point on an adjacent wave in a series of waves.
The number of waves produced in a given amount of time.
The rate at which an object moves.
The maximum distance a wave vibrates from its rest position
What occurs when an object vibrating at or near a resonant frequency of a second object causes the second object to vibrate.
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the path that the wave travels.
A substance through which a wave can travel.
A region of higher density or pressure in a wave.
A region of lower density or pressure in a wave.
the bouncing back of a wave after it strikes a barrier
the bending of a wave as it passes at an angle form one medium to another
the bending of waves around a barrier or through an opening
A wave interaction that occurs when two or more waves overlap
The entire range of electromagnetic waves
Radiation consisting of electromagnetic waves
A wave in which the particles of the waves medium vibrate perpendicular to the direction the wave is traveling
Electromagnetic waves with no mass and high energy
Electromagnetic waves with high energy that are between ultraviolet and gamma rays
Electromagnetic waves that are between visible light and x-rays on the spectrum
The narrow range of wavelengths and frequencies on the spectrum that humans can see
Electromagnetic waves that are between microwaves and visible light on the spectrum
Electromagnetic waves with long wavelengths and low frequencies
Electromagnetic waves between radio waves and infrared waves on the spectrum