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5th Grade VA SOL Light Energy
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to take in heat; light changing into heat energy
A type of wave, such as a water wave, where the matter moves back and forth at right angles to the direction that the wave travels; has crests and troughs.
We see visible light as colors of the__________.
light passes through
Examples of transparent materials
clear glass, clear plastic food wrap, clean water, and air
light passes through partially
Examples of translucent materials
wax paper, frosted glass, thin fabrics, some plastics, and thin paper
light does not pass through at all
Examples of opaque materials
metal, wood, bricks, aluminum foil, thick paper
Light travels in a straight path until it hits an object, when it bounces off or is _________.
Light travels in a straight path until it hits an object, and is bent or is _________.
Light travels in a straight path until it hits an object and passes through the object or is ______________.
Light waves that are neither transmitted or absorbed, they are thrown back from the surface they encounter like a mirror.
The bending of a wave
Some examples of refraction are:
the setting sun looks flat
a spoon appears to bend when it is placed in a cup of water
Black is the total absence of ____________.
reflected light- it absorbs all the visible light and no light is reflected back
White light is
a reflection of ALL visible light together
A glass prism spreads white light into its individual colors. This is an example of ______.
As visible light exits the prism it is refracted and separated into a display of colors.
A rainbow after a rainstorm is an example of ______________.
reflection and refraction
Sunlight is refracted when it enters the surface of a raindrop, reflected off the back of a raindrop and then refracted again as it leaves the raindrop
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