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A naturally occurring, inorganic solid with a crystal structure and a characteristic chemical composition is a
a crest that is toppling over.
When a surfer rides an ocean wave on her surfboard, she is actually riding on
What is the hypothesis that the continents move slowly over Earth's surface and once were joined into one supercontinent is called?
elastic potential energy
What type of energy do a stretched rubber band, a wind-up toy that has been wound up, and a compressed basketball all have in common?
What is one property of a wave that determines how much it will diffract when it encounters an obstacle?
surface, longitudinal, and transverse
Which types of mechanical waves need a source of energy to produce it?
the rock cycle.
What is a series of processes in which rocks are continuously changed from one type to another?
law of conservation of energy
Which law states that energy cannot be created nor destroyed but it can change form.
According to Newton's second law of motion, the acceleration of an object equals the net force acting on the object divided by the object's
Which wave causes the medium to vibrate only in a direction parallel to the wave's motion?
To calculate the frequency of an electromagnetic wave, you need to know the speed of the wave and its
When a wave strikes a solid barrier, it behaves like a basketball hitting a backboard. This wave behavior is called
height relative to a reference point, its mass, and the acceleration due to gravity
An object's gravitational potential energy based upon?
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