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37 terms
Science Waves (Sound/ Light)
Medium
Electromagnetic radiation
Wave
Trough
a substance through which a wave can travel
the radiation associated with an electric radiation and magne…
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or empty…
the lowest point between each crest of a wave
Medium
a substance through which a wave can travel
Electromagnetic radiation
the radiation associated with an electric radiation and magne…
20 terms
Science 6: Waves, Sound, and Light
wave
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
any substance that a wave moves through
a wave that transfers energy through matter
a disturbance in electric and magnetic fields
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
medium
any substance that a wave moves through
14 terms
Science - waves light and sound
A Wave
A mechanical wave requires
Transverse waves
Longitudinal waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
a medium
Waves that vibrate at right angles to the direction of travel
Waves that vibrate in the same direction they travel
A Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
A mechanical wave requires
a medium
20 terms
Science 6: Waves, Sound, and Light
wave
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
any substance that a wave moves through
a wave that transfers energy through matter
a disturbance in electric and magnetic fields
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
medium
any substance that a wave moves through
14 terms
Science - waves light and sound
A Wave
A mechanical wave requires
Transverse waves
Longitudinal waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
a medium
Waves that vibrate at right angles to the direction of travel
Waves that vibrate in the same direction they travel
A Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
A mechanical wave requires
a medium
37 terms
Science Waves (Sound/ Light)
Medium
Electromagnetic radiation
Wave
Trough
a substance through which a wave can travel
the radiation associated with an electric radiation and magne…
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or empty…
the lowest point between each crest of a wave
Medium
a substance through which a wave can travel
Electromagnetic radiation
the radiation associated with an electric radiation and magne…
31 terms
Science: Waves, Sound, and Light
Wave
Transverse Waves
Compressional Waves
Wavelength
A disturbance that moves through matter or empty space that c…
A wave that moves at a right angle (up and down) to the direc…
A wave that moves in the same direction the wave is traveling
The distance between one point on a wave and the identical po…
Wave
A disturbance that moves through matter or empty space that c…
Transverse Waves
A wave that moves at a right angle (up and down) to the direc…
10 terms
Light waves/Sound waves
light speed
sound
sound speed
light
travels fastest
has to have matter to travel through
travel slower
travels through empty space
light speed
travels fastest
sound
has to have matter to travel through
37 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance. An examp…
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium. (when a mechanica…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
25 terms
Science: Waves, Sound, & Light
wavelength
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
refraction
the distance from peak to peak, crest to crest, or trough to…
a wave whose oscillation is perpendicular to the direction th…
a wave whose oscillations are in the same direction as the wa…
occurs when light passes from one transparent material into a…
wavelength
the distance from peak to peak, crest to crest, or trough to…
transverse wave
a wave whose oscillation is perpendicular to the direction th…
64 terms
Science - Waves, Light & Sound
Waves
Mechanical and Electromagnetic
Transverse, longitudinal or both
Mechanical waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
the two main types of of waves.
types of wave motion.
Waves that travel only through matter.
Waves
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
Mechanical and Electromagnetic
the two main types of of waves.
15 terms
Science: Waves, Sound & Light
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Waves involve the transport of energy without the transport o…
The property of matter and radiation which is manifest as a c…
A substance, such as agar, in which bacteria or other microor…
A mechanical wave is a wave that propagates as an oscillation…
Wave
Waves involve the transport of energy without the transport o…
Energy
The property of matter and radiation which is manifest as a c…
37 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance. An examp…
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium. (when a mechanica…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
37 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance. An examp…
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium. (when a mechanica…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
38 terms
Science - Sound Waves and Light Waves
sonic spectrum
intensity
loudness
decibel (dB)
the whole range of compression waves
a measurable, physical attribute of a sound wave
a physiological sensation caused by a sound wave
common unit to express loudness
sonic spectrum
the whole range of compression waves
intensity
a measurable, physical attribute of a sound wave
76 terms
Sound and Light Waves-Science
longitudinal (mechanical)
vibration
parallel
diffraction
What type of waves are sound waves?
What is a repeated disturbance?
What direction do sound waves travel in relation to the medium?
bending and spreading of sound waves
longitudinal (mechanical)
What type of waves are sound waves?
vibration
What is a repeated disturbance?
40 terms
Science - Wave, Sound, Light
vibration
longitudial waves
rarefactions
medium
the back and forth motion of an object
waves that are made of compressions and rarefaction
the portion of a sound wave in which medium compressions is m…
a substance through which a wave can travel
vibration
the back and forth motion of an object
longitudial waves
waves that are made of compressions and rarefaction
17 terms
science(waves,sound,light)
Diffraction
Reflection
Refraction
Interference
Bending of wave around wave
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a barrier
Change of speed&adore cation of a wave as it changes mediums
When waves come in contact with one another
Diffraction
Bending of wave around wave
Reflection
The bouncing back of a wave when it hits a barrier
18 terms
Science-Waves, Light, and Sound
Definition of a wave:
A mechanical wave requires a
Waves that vibrate at right angles to…
Waves that vibrate in the same directi…
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
medium
transverse waves
longitudinal waves
Definition of a wave:
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
A mechanical wave requires a
medium
27 terms
Science-Light, Sound, Waves
Wave
Transverse
Compressional
Electromagnetic
Disturbance through matter (mechanical) or space (electromagn…
Disturbance creates the energy which creates the wave. Causes…
Causes particles of matter to move back and forth along the s…
Transverse but doesn't have a medium... Ex. Light, radio, x-ray
Wave
Disturbance through matter (mechanical) or space (electromagn…
Transverse
Disturbance creates the energy which creates the wave. Causes…
21 terms
Physical Science WAVES: light and sound
amplitude
beats
bow wave
compression
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
A series of alternate reinforcements and cancellations produc…
The V shaped wave made by an object moving across a liquid su…
a condensed region of the medium through which a longitudinal…
amplitude
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
beats
A series of alternate reinforcements and cancellations produc…
26 terms
Science Waves, Sound, and Light
decibel
Medium
Mechanical Wave
intensity
unit of sound intensity
A substance where a wave travels through it
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
the amount of energy in a light or sound wave, which we perce…
decibel
unit of sound intensity
Medium
A substance where a wave travels through it
30 terms
Science Waves/Sound/Light
What is the speed of light?
What is loudness measured in?
What is pitch measured in?
What is a period?
300,000,000
Db (decibel)
Hz
How many waves per second
What is the speed of light?
300,000,000
What is loudness measured in?
Db (decibel)
8 terms
Science Waves Sound Light
Waves
Force
Medium
Transverse
A disturbance caused by a force that transfers energy
A push or a pole that can change the direction or motion of a…
Matter in which waves can travel media plural form
When the direction of disturbance meets the wave direction at…
Waves
A disturbance caused by a force that transfers energy
Force
A push or a pole that can change the direction or motion of a…
27 terms
Science - waves/light & sound
Transparent
Translucent
Opaque
Luminous
Let all the light pass through. Eg: glass
Allows some light through. Eg: frosted glass
Doesn't allow any light through. Eg: wood
And object which gives light
Transparent
Let all the light pass through. Eg: glass
Translucent
Allows some light through. Eg: frosted glass
72 terms
Science: Waves, Sound, Light
transverse and longitudinal
A wave in which the vibration is at ri…
A wave in which the vibration is in th…
Is the vertical length (loudness / vol…
2 types of waves
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Amplitude
transverse and longitudinal
2 types of waves
A wave in which the vibration is at ri…
Transverse Wave
37 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance. An examp…
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium. (when a mechanica…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
47 terms
Science sound waves light
What are waves
Mechanical waves
Electromagnetic waves
Amplitude
Motions that go up and down or side to side
Travels through a medium
Travel to a vacuum
Distance between the crest and the resting point
What are waves
Motions that go up and down or side to side
Mechanical waves
Travels through a medium
28 terms
Physical Science WAVES: light and sound
Longitudinal wave
wave
medium
crest
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
disturbance in matter. 3 types of waves: Transverse,Longitudi…
Material through which a wave travels
Highest point of a wave
Longitudinal wave
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
wave
disturbance in matter. 3 types of waves: Transverse,Longitudi…
68 terms
Science: Waves, light, and sound
Wave
What does a wave carry?
Electromagnetic waves
Electromagnetic waves can also....
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion.
Waves carry energy from one place to another.
Waves who do not rely on matter to travel.
..... move through the vacuum of S p A c E 🌌
Wave
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion.
What does a wave carry?
Waves carry energy from one place to another.
28 terms
Science light, sound, and waves
Wavelength
Amplitude
Frequency
Reflection
The distance between two consecutive crests or troughs (trans…
The height of a wave from the crest/trough to the center line…
The number of waves that pass by a certain point and certain…
the change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound w…
Wavelength
The distance between two consecutive crests or troughs (trans…
Amplitude
The height of a wave from the crest/trough to the center line…
21 terms
Science: Waves, Light, and Sound
Mechanical wave
Electromagnetic wave
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
A wave that travels only through matter
A wave that can travel through empty space or through matter
A wave in which the distribution is perpendicular to the dire…
A wave that makes the particles of a medium move back and for…
Mechanical wave
A wave that travels only through matter
Electromagnetic wave
A wave that can travel through empty space or through matter
30 terms
Science waves sound and light
Air
Amplitude
Constructive interference
Crest
...
The distance between a line through the middle of a wave and…
When two wave crests with amplitudes of 1 m each combine, a w…
The highest point, or peak of a wave.
Air
...
Amplitude
The distance between a line through the middle of a wave and…
17 terms
Science- Light, sound, and waves
Amplitude
Compression
Compression wave
Diffraction
The distance from the crest or trough of a wave to the rest p…
squeezing a group of particles in a wave
a wave in which matter moves back and forth in the direction…
a wave bends around a barrier
Amplitude
The distance from the crest or trough of a wave to the rest p…
Compression
squeezing a group of particles in a wave
52 terms
Science Waves, Sound, and Light
Wave
Transverse Wave
Crests
Trough
A disturbance that travels through matter or space, carrying…
A wave created when the particles within the wave move perpen…
High points of transverse waves
Depression (low points) points in a transverse wave
Wave
A disturbance that travels through matter or space, carrying…
Transverse Wave
A wave created when the particles within the wave move perpen…
21 terms
science waves sound & light
mechanical wave
medium
transverse wave
longitudinal
only travels through Matter
The matter waves travel through
moves back-and-forth more
waves move back-and-forth that same direction
mechanical wave
only travels through Matter
medium
The matter waves travel through
30 terms
Science: Waves, Light, Sound
How do transverse waves move particles?
How do longitudinal waves move particl…
What is the difference between mechani…
How does amplitude impact sound?
The object bobs up and down, perpendicular to the way the wav…
The object bobs left and right, parallel to the way the wave…
Electromagnetic waves are waves that have no medium to travel…
The higher the amplitude, the louder the sound
How do transverse waves move particles?
The object bobs up and down, perpendicular to the way the wav…
How do longitudinal waves move particl…
The object bobs left and right, parallel to the way the wave…
43 terms
Science: Sound and Light Waves
Mechanical Waves
Medium
Amplitude
Frequency
a wave that requires a medium though which to travel
material through which a wave travels
maximum distance that a wave is from its resting point
number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain…
Mechanical Waves
a wave that requires a medium though which to travel
Medium
material through which a wave travels
20 terms
Science 6: Waves, Sound, and Light
wave
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Any substance that a wave moves through.
A wave that transfers energy through matter.
Waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through the…
wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
medium
Any substance that a wave moves through.
10 terms
Waves, Sound, Light- Science
Waves carry _____
A wave is a disturbance that moves thr…
______ Waves can only travel through m…
What waves can travel either through m…
Energy
Matter or Space
Mechanical
Electromagnetic
Waves carry _____
Energy
A wave is a disturbance that moves thr…
Matter or Space
37 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance. An examp…
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium. (when a mechanica…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
44 terms
Science waves sound and light
Wave
Refraction
Reflection
Medium
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
The bending of waves as they enter a new medium at an angle
The bouncing back of an object or wave when it hits a surface…
The material through which a wave travels through
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
Refraction
The bending of waves as they enter a new medium at an angle
16 terms
Science Waves Sound and Light
Rarefaction
Refraction
Light rays reflect off a rough surface?
Light rays reflect off a smooth surface?
A region of spread out particles in a wave
The bending of light waves caused by a change in speed as the…
Diffuse reflection
Regular reflection
Rarefaction
A region of spread out particles in a wave
Refraction
The bending of light waves caused by a change in speed as the…
16 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium.
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
11 terms
Science; Waves, Sound, and Light
What two measurements of a wave do you…
What is a medium?
Mechanical waves
Transverse Waves
Frequency and wavelength or distance and time
any substance that a wave moves through
Waves that transfer energy through matter
when the wave travels perpendicular
What two measurements of a wave do you…
Frequency and wavelength or distance and time
What is a medium?
any substance that a wave moves through
13 terms
Waves, Sound, and Light (Science)
Light travels in a ___________ line.
Light must enter our _______ for us to…
Medium
Sound moves much faster in a _________…
straight
eyes
A material that transfers energy - solid, liquid, and gas
liquid... solid
Light travels in a ___________ line.
straight
Light must enter our _______ for us to…
eyes
24 terms
Science waves, light, and sound
What is a wave?
What is a medium?
What is an oscillation?
Define equilibrium
a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking…
Solid,liquid,gas that a wave travels through
movement back and forth at a regular speed.
Where the waves trough and crest are aligned
What is a wave?
a long body of water curling into an arched form and breaking…
What is a medium?
Solid,liquid,gas that a wave travels through
22 terms
science sound waves light waves
light is a typeof wave called --------…
light waves can move through----------…
light waves travel much---------than s…
the-------------includes light waves x…
electromagnetic
matter... vaccum
faster
electromagnetic spectrume
light is a typeof wave called --------…
electromagnetic
light waves can move through----------…
matter... vaccum
37 terms
Science Waves, Light, and Sound
Wave
Medium
Transverse Waves
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Any substance that a wave travels through
Waves that travels perpendicular to the disturbance. An examp…
Waves that transfer energy trough a medium. (when a mechanica…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
Medium
Any substance that a wave travels through
18 terms
Science-Waves, Light, and Sound
Definition of a wave:
A mechanical wave requires a
Waves that vibrate at right angles to…
Waves that vibrate in the same directi…
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
medium
transverse waves
longitudinal waves
Definition of a wave:
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another
A mechanical wave requires a
medium
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