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JC Physics Light Sound
Dispersion
Straight Lines
Refraction
Echo
The breaking up of white light... Into the seven colours of the…
Light travels this way
The bending of light as it passes... from one transparent medium…
Reflected sound
Dispersion
The breaking up of white light... Into the seven colours of the…
Straight Lines
Light travels this way
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Physics sound and light
Simple harmonic motion
Oscillator
Oscillation
Vibration
Repeating motion with constant period. Ex: guitar string, pen…
Motion that repeats regularly. Ex: pendulum, atom, heart
Moving back and forth at a regular speed
Periodic back and forth motion of the partials of an elastic…
Simple harmonic motion
Repeating motion with constant period. Ex: guitar string, pen…
Oscillator
Motion that repeats regularly. Ex: pendulum, atom, heart
16 terms
Physics - light and sound
Light
Inverted
Turned upside down
300,000,000 m/s
Travels in straight lines
A pinhole camera is always I..........
What has changed in this image as it has gone through?
How fast does light travel
Light
Travels in straight lines
Inverted
A pinhole camera is always I..........
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Physics Waves (Light and Sound)
Wave
Equilibrium
Pulse
Periodic Wave
traveling disturbance from one location to another; a wave tr…
occurs when the medium (material transferring wave) is at rest
one disturbance moving
even, timed pulse
Wave
traveling disturbance from one location to another; a wave tr…
Equilibrium
occurs when the medium (material transferring wave) is at rest
36 terms
Physics - Waves: Sound and Light
wave
wave velocity equation
frequency
period
propagation of vibration from one point to another; transfers…
number of wavelengths that pass a point in one second; does n…
time it takes for a wave to travel the distance of one wavele…
wave
propagation of vibration from one point to another; transfers…
wave velocity equation
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Physical - Waves - light & sound
wavelength
Frequency
Amplitude
Rarefaction
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
the measure from the line of origin to the crest or the measu…
a part in a longitudinal wave where the particles are spread…
wavelength
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Frequency
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
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Physics: Sound and Light
Tranverse wave examples
Longitudinal wave examples
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Light and water ripples
Sound and p waves in earthquake
Oscillations are perpendicular to the direction of energy tra…
Oscillations are parallel to the direction of energy transfer…
Tranverse wave examples
Light and water ripples
Longitudinal wave examples
Sound and p waves in earthquake
18 terms
Physics: Sound, Light, Waves
Waves
Transverse waves
Longitudinal waves
Frequency
A disturbance that is gradually moved from one place to anoth…
go up and down
the particles in these waves move in the same direction as th…
number of vibrations an object makes over some amount of time…
Waves
A disturbance that is gradually moved from one place to anoth…
Transverse waves
go up and down
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Physics - Sound and Light
What type of wave is sound?
Is a medium required to transfer energy?
What is the speed of sound at room tem…
What is the relationship between pitch…
longitudinal wave
Yes
340 m/s
direct: high pitch=high frequency, low pitch=low frequency
What type of wave is sound?
longitudinal wave
Is a medium required to transfer energy?
Yes
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PHYSICS: Waves, Sound and Light
periodic motion
simple harmonic motion
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
motions that repeat in a cycle... ex: vibrating guitar string, b…
force that restores the object to its equilibrium position th…
wave that vibrates perpendicular to the direction of the wave…
wave that vibrates parallel to the direction of the wave's mo…
periodic motion
motions that repeat in a cycle... ex: vibrating guitar string, b…
simple harmonic motion
force that restores the object to its equilibrium position th…
63 terms
Physics Light and Sound Test
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
vibration
a disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
a wave in which all the particles in a medium are displaced p…
a wave in which the particles of the medium are displaced in…
a repeating back and forth motion
wave
a disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
transverse wave
a wave in which all the particles in a medium are displaced p…
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Science/Physics ( light and sound)
Law of refletion
medium
opaque
pigment
...
A substance in which a wave travels
Light cannot pass through the material, you do not see the re…
A colorful substance used to as coloring
Law of refletion
...
medium
A substance in which a wave travels
33 terms
physics light and sound
what is the difference between longitu…
where are the angle of incidence and a…
name the 2 types of reflections and de…
what happens when light enters differe…
Longitudinal waves are when the disturbance is parallel to th…
the normal to the ray ... angle of reflection and angle of inci…
1) regular reflection ... 2) diffuse reflection ... regular reflec…
as light enters different materials its speed changes... ... dense…
what is the difference between longitu…
Longitudinal waves are when the disturbance is parallel to th…
where are the angle of incidence and a…
the normal to the ray ... angle of reflection and angle of inci…
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Physics - Light and sound
What is the normal
What is the angle of incidence
What substances does sound travel fast…
What are periscopes
The ray that goes directly up from the point the ray reflects…
The angle from the incident ray to the normal it is always id…
Substances with molecules that are compact so they can vibrat…
An instrument that allows us to see around corners. Light ref…
What is the normal
The ray that goes directly up from the point the ray reflects…
What is the angle of incidence
The angle from the incident ray to the normal it is always id…
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Physics 3D) Light and Sound
What type of waves are light waves?
What is the acronym for refraction?
Why does refraction happen?
Why does diffraction occur?
Transverse waves
Flying strawberries treat slow flies agressivley
Refraction occurs when the wave enters a medium of different…
When waves meet a gap in the barrier, they carry on through t…
What type of waves are light waves?
Transverse waves
What is the acronym for refraction?
Flying strawberries treat slow flies agressivley
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Physics: Sound and Light Waves
Periodic motion
Oscillation
Period
Frequency
a motion that is regular and repeating.
a back and forth movement in a regular rhythm.
the time for an object to complete one cycle (one oscillation…
the number of complete cycles occurring per period of time (c…
Periodic motion
a motion that is regular and repeating.
Oscillation
a back and forth movement in a regular rhythm.
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physics light and sound
reflection
refraction
diffraction
law of reflection
light reflected back from surface at the same angle
light waves change speed when they pass through objects with…
when waves meet a barrier, they carry on through app and spre…
angle of incidence = angle of reflection
reflection
light reflected back from surface at the same angle
refraction
light waves change speed when they pass through objects with…
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Physics Waves, Sound & Light
Crest
Trough
Wavelength
Period
The highest point of a wave
The lowest point of a wave
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
Amount of time it takes one wavelength to pass a point
Crest
The highest point of a wave
Trough
The lowest point of a wave
61 terms
Physics Test: Sound and Light
only odd harmonics are present.
2L.
harmonics.
slightly different frequencies.
When an air column vibrates in a pipe that is closed at one e…
The wavelength of the fundamental frequency of a vibrating st…
The quality of a musical tone of a certain pitch results from…
Audible beats are formed by the interference of two waves ___.
only odd harmonics are present.
When an air column vibrates in a pipe that is closed at one e…
2L.
The wavelength of the fundamental frequency of a vibrating st…
28 terms
Sound and Light- Physics
how can you hear something on the othe…
1st thing that occurs in the ear after…
difference among sounds of the same pi…
light that is more efficient and uses…
defraction (waves bend)
eardrum vibrates
quality
flourescent
how can you hear something on the othe…
defraction (waves bend)
1st thing that occurs in the ear after…
eardrum vibrates
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Physics-Waves: Sounds and Light
What is a wave?
Amplitude of a wave
What does the amplitude of a wave give?
Wavelength
A repeated disturbance that transports energy
•The maximum valuee* of a wave's disturbance ... •Distance from…
The "power" or "strength" of the wave
The distance between any two repeating points on a wave
What is a wave?
A repeated disturbance that transports energy
Amplitude of a wave
•The maximum valuee* of a wave's disturbance ... •Distance from…
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Science physics-light and sound
In a pinhole camera why could the pict…
In what type of lines does light travel?
In a pinhole camera why could the pict…
In a pinhole camera why could the pict…
The hole is small and so few light rays pass through.
Straight
The beams of light travel straight and intersect at the hole…
The hole could be big therefore many beams of light pass thro…
In a pinhole camera why could the pict…
The hole is small and so few light rays pass through.
In what type of lines does light travel?
Straight
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Physics light and sound
Light travels as ?
Light waves can ?
A ray diagram shows ?
Incident Ray
Transverse waves
Travel through a vacuum
How light travels
Light going towards the mirror
Light travels as ?
Transverse waves
Light waves can ?
Travel through a vacuum
Physics - Sound and Light Waves
Oscillations
Periodic motion
Period
Frequency
movement back and forth in a regular rhythm
a motion that is regular and repeating
the time for an object to complete one cycle/ oscillation, me…
the number of complete cycles occurring per period of time, m…
Oscillations
movement back and forth in a regular rhythm
Periodic motion
a motion that is regular and repeating
48 terms
Physics - Light and Sound
What is the difference between luminou…
What is the law of reflection?
Explain the law of reflection
What is the normal line?
Luminous sources produce light and non luminous sources just…
the angle of incidence = the angle of reflection
The incident ray (angle at which light hits a point) is equal…
The line 90 from the mirror which helps us know angles of ref…
What is the difference between luminou…
Luminous sources produce light and non luminous sources just…
What is the law of reflection?
the angle of incidence = the angle of reflection
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Physics - light and sound
What is equal to the angle of incidence?
What are 3 features of a virtual image?
What is reflection?
What can you do to investigate the ref…
The angle of refraction
Laterally inverted... Same size... Same distance
Change in direction of a wave at an interface between 2 diffe…
Place a glass block on a piece of paper, draw around it. Use…
What is equal to the angle of incidence?
The angle of refraction
What are 3 features of a virtual image?
Laterally inverted... Same size... Same distance
18 terms
Sound and Light (Physics Final)
As the frequency of a sound increases,…
The index of refraction best describes…
Which of the following statements is f…
Which of the following is a true state…
b
b
c
c
As the frequency of a sound increases,…
b
The index of refraction best describes…
b
28 terms
Light and Sound (Physics 9)
Wave
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Simple Harmonic Motion
Disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
Wave in which all of the particles in a medium are displaced…
Wave in which the particles of a medium are displaced paralle…
back-and-forth vibratory motion of a swinging pendulum
Wave
Disturbance that propagates through a space or a medium
Transverse wave
Wave in which all of the particles in a medium are displaced…
41 terms
Physics- Light, sound and waves
⚪️ Light ⚪️
What are luminous objects?
What are illuminated objects?
Transparent objects
-light is a form of energy... -light travels in straight lines
They are objects that give out their own light ... e.g Sun, fire…
They are objects that do not give out their own light... e.g chair
Light can travel through them... e.g air, water, window, glass
⚪️ Light ⚪️
-light is a form of energy... -light travels in straight lines
What are luminous objects?
They are objects that give out their own light ... e.g Sun, fire…
33 terms
Physical Sciences: Light & Sound
Light
Electromagnetic
Types
Points
Visible __, or the __energy we see, is only one small portion…
__ waves are generated by accelerating electric charges. For…
Radio waves, television waves, and microwaves are all __ of e…
In each wave pattern are high __ and low __
Light
Visible __, or the __energy we see, is only one small portion…
Electromagnetic
__ waves are generated by accelerating electric charges. For…
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Physics Wave/Light/Sound
Wave
Mechanical Wave
Electromagnetic Wave
Meduim
Disturbance that moves energy from one to another
Have to have particles (medium)
Does not have to have particles (medium)
Particles
Wave
Disturbance that moves energy from one to another
Mechanical Wave
Have to have particles (medium)
35 terms
Physics-Light and Sound Vocab
pitch
decibel
longitudinal wave
acoustics
how high or low a note is being played, dependent on the freq…
unit used to measure sound level (dB)
wave vibrating in direction of propagation
science and technology of sound
pitch
how high or low a note is being played, dependent on the freq…
decibel
unit used to measure sound level (dB)
16 terms
Physics Sound & Light review
Diffraction
Refraction
Reflection
The speed of light
When a wave bends around a corner
When a wave moves through a different medium
When a wave bounces off of a barrier
Nothing faster than?
Diffraction
When a wave bends around a corner
Refraction
When a wave moves through a different medium
13 terms
Science physics light & sound
Reflection
Refraction
Absorption
Prism
A transformation that "flips" a figure over a mirror or refle…
The bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one mediu…
(physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is re…
A piece of glass that seperates white light into colors of th…
Reflection
A transformation that "flips" a figure over a mirror or refle…
Refraction
The bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one mediu…
30 terms
Physics: Sound & Light
vibrating source, medium, something to…
compressions, rarefactions
matter
120 dB
3 things necessary to produce / hear sound
2 parts of sound wave
Amplitude is the amount of _____ in a wave.
threshold of pain
vibrating source, medium, something to…
3 things necessary to produce / hear sound
compressions, rarefactions
2 parts of sound wave
43 terms
Physics- Sound & Light
Sound
Acoustics
Loudness
Measuring Loudness
A longitudinal wave created by vibrating an object with some…
The study of sound
The measure of the strength, or amplitude, of a sound wave
Loudness is measured in decibels (dB), named for Alexander Gr…
Sound
A longitudinal wave created by vibrating an object with some…
Acoustics
The study of sound
18 terms
Eye (light and sound) - Physics
What is the fucntion of the iris?
What is the function of the cornea?
What is the function of the lens?
What is the function of the optic nerve?
It controls how much light enters the pupil.
It refracts light-bends it as it enters the eye.
It focuses light onto the retina.
It carries impulses from the eye to the brain.
What is the fucntion of the iris?
It controls how much light enters the pupil.
What is the function of the cornea?
It refracts light-bends it as it enters the eye.
71 terms
Physics- sound & light
What is sound produced by?
What is the speed of sound dependent/e…
When is it at highest speeds?
what is loudness determined by?
longitudinal waves that extend from vibrating source, spreads…
medium, nature of medium, temperature(higher temp=faster speed)
highest solids then liquids then gases (due to colliding part…
intensity of the sound
What is sound produced by?
longitudinal waves that extend from vibrating source, spreads…
What is the speed of sound dependent/e…
medium, nature of medium, temperature(higher temp=faster speed)
39 terms
Physics: sound, light, waves
Transverse wave
Longitudinal/ Compression wave
Standing wave
Shock wave
Wave with vibrations perpendicular to the direction the wave…
Wave with vibrations parallel to the direction the wave is mo…
Wave in which the locations of maximum and minimum air pressu…
Cone-shaped wave produced by an object moving at supersonic s…
Transverse wave
Wave with vibrations perpendicular to the direction the wave…
Longitudinal/ Compression wave
Wave with vibrations parallel to the direction the wave is mo…
21 terms
Physical Science - Light/Sound
transmission
absorption
prism
reflection
Light waves going through a substance
Light waves going into a material and not coming out
A piece of glass or plastic that bends light waves as they pa…
The bouncing of light waves off a surface
transmission
Light waves going through a substance
absorption
Light waves going into a material and not coming out
19 terms
Physical - Light and Sound
visible spectrum
wavelength
Transparent
Translucent
Light energy that can be seen and can be broken into the colo…
The distance from a point on a wave to the same point on the…
Allows light to pass through so that whatever is behind can b…
Allows light to pass through but scatters it so that whatever…
visible spectrum
Light energy that can be seen and can be broken into the colo…
wavelength
The distance from a point on a wave to the same point on the…
Science - Physics Light and Sound
Speed of Light
Speed of Sound
Wave type of Light
Wave type of Sound
300 000 000m/s
360m/s
Transverse
Longitudinal
Speed of Light
300 000 000m/s
Speed of Sound
360m/s
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Physics wave sound and light
Wavelength
Frequency
Amplitude
Medium
Distance between crests
The number of vibrations an object makes in a unit of time
Half the distance between the crest and trough
Substance or material that carry waves
Wavelength
Distance between crests
Frequency
The number of vibrations an object makes in a unit of time
25 terms
physics light and sound
doppler effect
medium or no medium
speed of sound
pitch
appear to have a higher frequency based on motion
needs a medium- mechanical
340 m/s
subjective
doppler effect
appear to have a higher frequency based on motion
medium or no medium
needs a medium- mechanical
48 terms
Sound and Light Waves (PHYSICS)
Sound
Acoustics
Loudness
Measuring loudness
A longitudinal wave created by vibrating an object with some…
The study of sound.
The measure of the strength or amplitude, of a sound wave.
Loudness is measured in decibels (dB), named after Alexander…
Sound
A longitudinal wave created by vibrating an object with some…
Acoustics
The study of sound.
15 terms
4D Physics Light and Sound
sound
sound wave speed
Intensity of a wave
decibles
a longitudinal wave in some material medium (usually air) or…
sound travels faster in stiff materials than in soft material…
a measure of the amount of energy a wave transports... I = Io (…
beta = 10log (I/Io) ... increase of intensity by a factor of 10…
sound
a longitudinal wave in some material medium (usually air) or…
sound wave speed
sound travels faster in stiff materials than in soft material…
28 terms
Physics Light and Sound Test
Periodic Motion
Simple Harmonic Motion
Transverse Wave
Surface Wave
Any motion that repeats in a regular cycle.
A motion that occurs when the restoring force of an object is…
A mechanical wave that vibrates perpendicular to the directio…
A mechanical wave in which the particles move both parallel a…
Periodic Motion
Any motion that repeats in a regular cycle.
Simple Harmonic Motion
A motion that occurs when the restoring force of an object is…
29 terms
physics light and sound quiz
electromagnetic radiation
visible spectrum
animals... insects see ultraviolet
UV light
in physics light refers to _____________
the light we normally talk about (part of the magnetic spectr…
who can see parts of the spectrum that we cant? and what can…
what can come in handy to forensic scientist and allow humans…
electromagnetic radiation
in physics light refers to _____________
visible spectrum
the light we normally talk about (part of the magnetic spectr…
15 terms
Physical Science Sound and Light
intensity
loudness
decibel
Doppler effect
The amount of energy transferred by a sound wave through a ce…
The human perception of sound intensity.
Each unit on the scale for sound intensity.
The change in pitch or frequency due to the relative motion o…
intensity
The amount of energy transferred by a sound wave through a ce…
loudness
The human perception of sound intensity.
52 terms
Physics: light and sound
How do we see things
What are luminous Sources?
What happens if something doesn't give…
We see objects because they are_______…
We see things by light travelling towards the person who is l…
Luminous sources are objects that make their own light
We can still see things that don't give of light because the…
Luminous, reflect
How do we see things
We see things by light travelling towards the person who is l…
What are luminous Sources?
Luminous sources are objects that make their own light
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