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Chapter 1, Waves and Light
Frequency
Wavelength
Amplitude
Wave speed
...
The distance between two crests or troughs
The amount of energy a wave has
How many waves are at one point per second
Frequency
...
Wavelength
The distance between two crests or troughs
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Waves, Sound and Light Chapter 1
wave
medium
mechanical wave
transverse wave
- disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Material through which a wave travels
A type of wave that can travel through matter
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
wave
- disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
medium
Material through which a wave travels
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Waves, Sound, and Light: Chapter 1 - Waves
wave
mechanical waves
transverse wave
compression waves
rhythmic disturbances that carry energy without carrying matter
use matter to transfer energy
the wave energy causes the matter in the medium to move up an…
the wave energy causes the matter in the medium to move forwa…
wave
rhythmic disturbances that carry energy without carrying matter
mechanical waves
use matter to transfer energy
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Sound and Light- Chapter 1: Waves
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place------…
Ability to do work or cause change
Material through which a wave travels (solid, liquid, or gas)
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place------…
energy
Ability to do work or cause change
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Chapter 1 - Waves and Light
A medium throughwhich sound waves trav…
When white light is refarcted amount t…
Rainbow is created by
When two objects such as human voice a…
Speed of sound
Lights wavelength
Refraction then refeltcs by water droplets
Resonance
A medium throughwhich sound waves trav…
Speed of sound
When white light is refarcted amount t…
Lights wavelength
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Chapter 1 Waves sound light
Constructive interference
Refraction of light waves
frequency
energy transfer over distance
when crests and troughs of two waves align exactly
when a stick is placed in water and looks broken
measure of how many waves pass by a fixed point in a given ti…
when roads are bent or broken after an earthquake
Constructive interference
when crests and troughs of two waves align exactly
Refraction of light waves
when a stick is placed in water and looks broken
Chapter 1 Waves, Sound, and Light
wave
medium
mechanical wave
transverse waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
any substance that a wave moves through
waves that transfer energy through matter
the direction in which the wave travels is perpendicular, or…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
medium
any substance that a wave moves through
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Chapter 1- waves, sound, and light
Air
Amplitude
Constructive interference
Crest
Medium that a sound wave most often passes through.
The length between the middle of a wave to the trough or crest.
Two waves passing each other and adding together the length o…
The highest point of a wave.
Air
Medium that a sound wave most often passes through.
Amplitude
The length between the middle of a wave to the trough or crest.
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Chapter1 Waves , Sound & Light
Medium
Crest
Trough
Amplitude
Any substance that a wave moves through
Is the highest point or peak of a wave(peak)
Is the lowest point or peak of a wave (valley)
For a transverse wave is the distance between a line through…
Medium
Any substance that a wave moves through
Crest
Is the highest point or peak of a wave(peak)
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Chapter 1 Waves, Sound, and Light.
Air
Amplitude
Constructive Interference
Crest
A mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, in which we breath in and o…
The maximum distance that a disturbance causes a medium to mo…
When waves add together.
The highest point, or peak, of a wave.
Air
A mixture of oxygen and hydrogen, in which we breath in and o…
Amplitude
The maximum distance that a disturbance causes a medium to mo…
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Chapter 1 TEST: Waves, Sound, Light
Disturbances
Earthquake Waves
Sound wave
frequency
created when forces cause waves
cause transfer of energy over a distance
Example of a longitudinal wave
how often a wave occurs *When the speed of a wave increases,…
Disturbances
created when forces cause waves
Earthquake Waves
cause transfer of energy over a distance
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Characteristics of Waves - Sound & Light Chapter 1
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
the ability to do work or cause change
the material through which a wave travels
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
energy
the ability to do work or cause change
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Science 7 chapter 1 sound waves and light
Wave
Medium
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
a substance through which a wave can travel
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
Wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
Medium
a substance through which a wave can travel
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Waves,sound and light chapter1 test
air
amplitude
Constructive interference
Crest
Most common medium
For a transverse wave it is the distance between a line in th…
When waves add together
The highest point or peak of a wave
air
Most common medium
amplitude
For a transverse wave it is the distance between a line in th…
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Science waves sound light - chapter 1
Wave length
Wave height
mechanical wave
music
The distance between two crests or two troughs
The vertical distance between trough and crest.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
music is made from a collection of sound waves that have diff…
Wave length
The distance between two crests or two troughs
Wave height
The vertical distance between trough and crest.
Science Chapter 1 Waves, Sound, and Light
Wave
Medium
Mechanical waves
Transverse waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Any substance that a wave moves though.
Waves that transfer energy through matter.
The direction in which the waves travels is perpendicular, or…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Medium
Any substance that a wave moves though.
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Waves, Sound, Light Chapter 1 Review
Force
Energy
Work
Kinetic energy
A push or pull on an object
The ability to do work
Transfer of energy
Energy in motion
Force
A push or pull on an object
Energy
The ability to do work
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Waves, Sound, and Light: Chapter 1&2 (Vocab)
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Transverse Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
A substance through which a wave moves.
A wave, such as a sound wave or a seismic wave, that transfer…
A type of wave in which the disturbance moves at right angles…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
Medium
A substance through which a wave moves.
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Sound and Light - Chapter 1 - Characterists of Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Waves
A disturbence that transfers energy from place to place.
The ability to do work.
The material through which a wave travels.
Waves that need a medium to travel through.
Wave
A disturbence that transfers energy from place to place.
Energy
The ability to do work.
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Sound and Light Chapter 1: Characteristics of Waves
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Capacity to do work
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
wave
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
energy
Capacity to do work
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Sound and Light Chapter 1 The Energy of Waves
Wave
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Amplitude
any disturbance that transmits as energy through matter
A wave in which the particles move up and down
A wave in which the particles vibrate back and forth
The maximum distance that particles of a wave's medium vibrat…
Wave
any disturbance that transmits as energy through matter
Transverse Wave
A wave in which the particles move up and down
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Sound and Light Chapter 1: Characteristics of Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
The ability to do work.
Material through which a wave travels.
A wave that requires a medium to travel through.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Energy
The ability to do work.
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Chapter 1 test waves,sound,and light
Air
Amplitude
Constructive interference
Crest
Medium
The maximum distance that a disturbance cause a medium to mov…
When waves add together
The highest point or peak of a wave
Air
Medium
Amplitude
The maximum distance that a disturbance cause a medium to mov…
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Chapter 1 Waves, Sound, and Light Test Review
air
amplitude
Constructive interference
Crest
Medium that a sound wave most often passes through.
Measuring the height of a wave compared to the height of a wa…
The adding of 2 waves to become one wave.
The highest point, or peak, of a wave
air
Medium that a sound wave most often passes through.
amplitude
Measuring the height of a wave compared to the height of a wa…
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Waves unit test (Sound and Light chapter 1)
What is a wave
What is a medium
What can act as mediums
What are mechanical waves
It's a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from plac…
The material through which a wave travels
gases(such as air) liquids (such as water) and solids(such as…
Waves that that need a medium to travel
What is a wave
It's a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from plac…
What is a medium
The material through which a wave travels
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Waves Unit Test- sound and light chapter 1
wave
medium
mechanical waves
mechanical vs. electromagnetic (light)…
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
the material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium to travel
light waves do not need a medium to travel through
wave
a disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to…
medium
the material through which a wave travels
Chapter 4: Waves, Light, and Sound - Lesson 1
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
perpendicular
traverse wave
a wave that travels only through matter
a wave that can travel through empty space or through matter
Some waves move particles of a medium up and down or side to…
a wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the direc…
mechanical wave
a wave that travels only through matter
electromagnetic wave
a wave that can travel through empty space or through matter
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Waves & Light #1
absorb
amplitude
density
electromagnetic spectrum
to take in
height of the crest above the undisturbed level OR depth of t…
amount of matter
energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter or…
absorb
to take in
amplitude
height of the crest above the undisturbed level OR depth of t…
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Chapter 9 - Waves and Light
Electromagnetic wave
Electromagnetic radiation
Wavelength
Frequency
A wave that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
The energy transferred through space by electromagnetic waves.
The distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
The number of complete waves that pass a given point in a cer…
Electromagnetic wave
A wave that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
Electromagnetic radiation
The energy transferred through space by electromagnetic waves.
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Chapter 13: light waves
Objects that dont emit their own light
What is the size of the angle of refle…
What
Give one example of virtual images
Non-luminous
It is equal to the angle of incident
Cinema screens
Mirror
Objects that dont emit their own light
Non-luminous
What is the size of the angle of refle…
It is equal to the angle of incident
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Sound and Light Chapter 1: Characteristics of a wave 7th
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
the ability to do work
material through which a wave travels
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
energy
the ability to do work
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Light and Waves 4.1
Electromagnetic Radiation
Wavelength
Amplitude
Crest
energy that travels as waves through space
distance between 2 adjacent waves (crests and troughs)
the distance between the rest position and the crest
the wave above the origin
Electromagnetic Radiation
energy that travels as waves through space
Wavelength
distance between 2 adjacent waves (crests and troughs)
5: Sound & Light - Ch 1: Characteristics of Waves
1. wave
1. energy
1. medium
1. mechanical wave
- a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
- the ability to do work
- the material through which a wave travels:... gases, liquids,…
- waves that require a medium through which to travel: produc…
1. wave
- a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
1. energy
- the ability to do work
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Mrs. Hooks - Sound and Light - Chapter 1: Characteristics of Waves
Vibrate
Longitudinal Waves
Wavelength
Frequency
Mechanical waves are created when a source of energy causes a…
Waves that move the particles of the medium parallel to the d…
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave is the…
The speed of a wave is its wavelength multiplied by its _____.
Vibrate
Mechanical waves are created when a source of energy causes a…
Longitudinal Waves
Waves that move the particles of the medium parallel to the d…
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Waves, Sound, Light 1
Pitch
Loudness
Amplitude
Decibel
the highness or lowness of a sound or how a person hears soun…
the way each person hears intensity of a sound
the distance from the rest position to the top of a crest or…
unit of measure for loudness (intensity)
Pitch
the highness or lowness of a sound or how a person hears soun…
Loudness
the way each person hears intensity of a sound
28 terms
Chapter 1 - Introduction to Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
the ability to do work.
Material through which a wave travels on.
Waves that require a medium through which to travel on.
Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Energy
the ability to do work.
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Chapter 7, Section 1 (Waves of Light)
Electromagnetic spectrum
What are three essential characteristi…
Wavelength
Amplitude
A continuous range of wavelengths or frequencies over which e…
a) wavelength... b) amplitude... c) frequency
Measured from one crest/trough to the next
Measured from the center point to the crest/trough
Electromagnetic spectrum
A continuous range of wavelengths or frequencies over which e…
What are three essential characteristi…
a) wavelength... b) amplitude... c) frequency
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Waves and Light 1
Waves
Medium
Electromagnetic Wave
Mechanical Wave
transfer energy not matter
substance waves travel through
electric and magnetic fields that vibrate, can travel through…
needs a medium to travel through
Waves
transfer energy not matter
Medium
substance waves travel through
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Chapter 9: Waves and Light
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
wavelength
frequency
a wave that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter…
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
the number of waves that pass a given point in a certain amou…
electromagnetic wave
a wave that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
electromagnetic radiation
the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter…
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Light waves 1 Science
Frequency
Crust
Trough
Transverse wave
the rate at which a vibration occurs that constitutes a wave,…
A crest is a point on the wave where the displacement of the…
the displacement of the medium at that point is at a minimum.
A wave that oscillates perpendicular to the axis along which…
Frequency
the rate at which a vibration occurs that constitutes a wave,…
Crust
A crest is a point on the wave where the displacement of the…
28 terms
Chapter 9: Waves and Light
electromagnetic wave
electromagnetic radiation
wavelength
frequency
a wave that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter…
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
the number of waves that pass a given point in a certain amou…
electromagnetic wave
a wave that can transfer electric and magnetic energy through…
electromagnetic radiation
the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter…
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chapter 12 light waves section 1
material
opaque
Translucent
Transparent
determines the amount of light it will absorb, reflect, and t…
materials only absorb and reflect light; no light passes thro…
materials transmit light but also scatter it. You cannot see…
materials transmit light without scattering it, so you can se…
material
determines the amount of light it will absorb, reflect, and t…
opaque
materials only absorb and reflect light; no light passes thro…
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Waves Notes (Sound and Light Textbook/Chapter 1/ Lesson 1 and 2)
Wave
Medium
Mechanical waves
Crest
Disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to pl…
Material through which a wave travels
Waves that Require a medium to travel
Highest point of a wave
Wave
Disturbance involving the transfer of energy from place to pl…
Medium
Material through which a wave travels
16 terms
Chapter 8: Waves - Sound and Light
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
matter through which a wave travels through
waves that require a medium
light waves
Wave
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
Medium
matter through which a wave travels through
6 terms
Waves and Light 1-3
Waves
Medium
Electromagnetic Wave
Mechanical Wave
transfer energy not matter
substance waves travel through
electric and magnetic fields that vibrate, can travel through…
needs a medium to travel through
Waves
transfer energy not matter
Medium
substance waves travel through
22 terms
Chapter 3- Waves and Light Waves
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio Waves
Microwaves
Infrared Waves
The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
Radio waves with the shortest wavelengths and the longest fre…
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than radio wav…
Electromagnetic Spectrum
The complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order o…
Radio Waves
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
40 terms
Light Waves 1
Ray Model of Light
Luminous source
Illuminated source
opaque
a model that represents light as a ray that travels in a stra…
An object, such as the sun or an incandescent lamp, that emit…
An object, such as the moon, that becomes visible as a result…
a medium that does not transmit light, but reflect some light…
Ray Model of Light
a model that represents light as a ray that travels in a stra…
Luminous source
An object, such as the sun or an incandescent lamp, that emit…
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wave,light,color,ch1
reflection
refraction
diffraction
constructive interference
wave hits an object and bounces off
bending of a wave as it enters a different medium
bending of a wave around a barrier
two waves combine to make a larger wave
reflection
wave hits an object and bounces off
refraction
bending of a wave as it enters a different medium
24 terms
Light and Waves 4.1
Electromagnetic Radiation
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Parts of a Wave
Wavelength
energy that travels as waves through space
Radio Waves (least energy, longest wave), MicroWaves, Infrare…
distance between 2 adjacent waves (crests and troughs)
Electromagnetic Radiation
energy that travels as waves through space
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Radio Waves (least energy, longest wave), MicroWaves, Infrare…
35 terms
Unit #1 - Waves, Light, Sound
Sound
What can sound waves travel through?
Examples of Sound Waves:
What are the three sound wave interact…
A disturbance in the form of vibration that travels through a…
All three mediums : solid, liquid and gas
Air : school bell rings... Solid : someone knocking on the outsi…
Reflection... Diffraction... Interference
Sound
A disturbance in the form of vibration that travels through a…
What can sound waves travel through?
All three mediums : solid, liquid and gas
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