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Waves
transverse
longitudinal
wave
medium
Particles move perpendicular to the medium of the wave
Particles move parallel to the medium of the wave
An oscillating pattern that travels from one place to another…
It is the material through... which a wave travels (solids, liqu…
transverse
Particles move perpendicular to the medium of the wave
longitudinal
Particles move parallel to the medium of the wave
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WAVES
What is a wave?
Wave examples
What does a wave change?
What do waves do?
A wave is a regular disturbance (flow or pattern) that carrie…
sunlight; electrical waves wind; air-waves, water waves, soun…
Wave changes motion and or the flow of energy
Waves carry energy; a wave only moves energy. Energy is what…
What is a wave?
A wave is a regular disturbance (flow or pattern) that carrie…
Wave examples
sunlight; electrical waves wind; air-waves, water waves, soun…
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Waves
Mechanical Waves
Name two types of mechanical waves.
What type of wave moves perpendicular…
What type of wave moves parallel to th…
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
transverse and longitudinal
-Transverse
-Longitudinal
Mechanical Waves
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
Name two types of mechanical waves.
transverse and longitudinal
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P & S Waves
I am the fastest
I cause the most amount of damage
I arrive in second place at the seismo…
I can travel through solids and liquids
P Waves
Surface Waves
S Waves
P Waves
I am the fastest
P Waves
I cause the most amount of damage
Surface Waves
26 terms
Waves
Wave
Water waves
Wavefront
Slinky coil
Repeated disturbance that travels along a rope, spring or water
Waves produced by the energy of moving water
A line joining points at the same position along a wave.
Coiled spring
Wave
Repeated disturbance that travels along a rope, spring or water
Water waves
Waves produced by the energy of moving water
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Seismic Waves
seismic waves
primary waves
secondary waves
tsunamis
waves produced by earthquakes
longitudinal seismic waves that are made up of compressions a…
transverse seismic waves that shake the ground up and down an…
earthquakes that occur underwater and produce huge surface wa…
seismic waves
waves produced by earthquakes
primary waves
longitudinal seismic waves that are made up of compressions a…
40 terms
Chapter 15 Waves
wave
Mechanical waves are created when a so…
crest
longitudinal
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
vibrate
the highest part of a transverse wave
waves that move the particles of the medium parallel to the d…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
Mechanical waves are created when a so…
vibrate
39 terms
Waves
Mechanical Waves
Name two types of mechanical waves.
What type of wave moves perpendicular…
What type of wave moves parallel to th…
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
transverse and longitudinal
-Transverse
-Longitudinal
Mechanical Waves
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
Name two types of mechanical waves.
transverse and longitudinal
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Intro to Waves 4th Grade
wave
crest
trough
wave length
chains of vibrating molecules that transfer energy from one p…
highest point of a wave
lowest point of a wave
the distance a wave travels in one cycle - the distance betwe…
wave
chains of vibrating molecules that transfer energy from one p…
crest
highest point of a wave
39 terms
Unit 5- Waves Vocabulary
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Vibration
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
The material which a wave travels through
Waves that require a medium to travel through
A repeated back and forth or up and down motion
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
Medium
The material which a wave travels through
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Waves-bams
crest
frequency
surface wave
wave
the highest point of a wave
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a cer…
A combination of a longitudinal wave and a transverse wave th…
a repeating disturbance or movement that transfers energy thr…
crest
the highest point of a wave
frequency
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a cer…
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Unit 9: Waves
Mechanical wave
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
medium
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Matter in the medium moves back and forth at right angles to…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
Material through which a wave travels (example: solids, liqui…
Mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Transverse wave
Matter in the medium moves back and forth at right angles to…
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Seismic Waves
seismic waves
Surface Waves
Body Waves
P Waves-name
vibrations caused by an earthquake
seismic waves that move the ground up and down in circles
seismic waves that travel through the inside of the Earth... inc…
primary waves
seismic waves
vibrations caused by an earthquake
Surface Waves
seismic waves that move the ground up and down in circles
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Waves
properties of waves
Wavelength
Frequency
Amplitude
Wavelength, frequency, speed and amplitude
How far apart the waves are from one another
Number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain…
The height of the wave
properties of waves
Wavelength, frequency, speed and amplitude
Wavelength
How far apart the waves are from one another
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p waves and s waves
Which waves are the first to be detect…
Which waves are the slowest?
Which waves are compressed?
Which waves cannot travel through liqu…
p waves
surface waves
p waves
S waves
Which waves are the first to be detect…
p waves
Which waves are the slowest?
surface waves
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Waves
Calculate frequency of a transverse wave
Transverse waves
Longitudinal waves
Sound
Calculate wave per second
Waves are moving straight but vibrating up and down
Waves are moving straight and vibrating straight.
Sonar... Echolocation... Longitudinal waves... Diffraction... Cannot go t…
Calculate frequency of a transverse wave
Calculate wave per second
Transverse waves
Waves are moving straight but vibrating up and down
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P & S Waves
P wave
S wave
P wave
S wave
Primary
Secondary
Moves straight
Moves side to side
P wave
Primary
S wave
Secondary
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Waves Science
wave
seismic
surface wave
longitudinal wave
disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
waves produced by an earthquake
cause earthquakes - most damage above ground - tsunamis
move in the same direction, travel by compressions and rarefa…
wave
disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
seismic
waves produced by an earthquake
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Waves - Unit 1 Review
Mechanical Waves
transverse & longitudinal
transverse
longitudinal
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
Mechanical waves can travel in 2 ways - what are the ways?
What type of wave moves perpendicular to the wave energy?
What type of wave moves parallel to the wave energy?
Mechanical Waves
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
transverse & longitudinal
Mechanical waves can travel in 2 ways - what are the ways?
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Primary waves Secondary and Seismic
Primary waves
Secondary Waves
Primary Waves
Primary waves
Compress and Expand
Shake up down and side to side
Fast and can damage buildings
Can travel through solids and liquids
Primary waves
Compress and Expand
Secondary Waves
Shake up down and side to side
Waves
Mechanical Waves
Name two types of mechanical waves.
What type of wave moves perpendicular…
What type of wave moves parallel to th…
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
transverse and longitudinal
-Transverse
-Longitudinal
Mechanical Waves
A wave that needs a medium to travel through a medium, like a…
Name two types of mechanical waves.
transverse and longitudinal
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Waves
electromagnetic wave
Radio waves
microwaves
infrared waves
transverse waves consisting of changing electric fields and c…
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
between radio waves and infrared light
3rd longest wave, can be felt as heat. Your television remote…
electromagnetic wave
transverse waves consisting of changing electric fields and c…
Radio waves
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelengths and lowest…
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Seismic waves
P wave
P wave
P wave
P wave
Primary wave
Push-Pull motion
Travels fastest
Arrived at station first
P wave
Primary wave
P wave
Push-Pull motion
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Waves and Energy
Medium
Sound waves
Transverse
Longitudinal waves
Matter required for mechanical waves to transfer their energy…
Name a type of mechanical wave.... Vibrations in the air, which…
A type of wave that has particles moving in an up and down mo…
A type of wave that has particles moving parallel to the wave…
Medium
Matter required for mechanical waves to transfer their energy…
Sound waves
Name a type of mechanical wave.... Vibrations in the air, which…
8 terms
Seismic Waves
epicenter
Focus
Primary waves
Richter Scales
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes's focus
Place where earthquake waves originate
Waves that travel outward from an Earthquakes focus and cause…
Used to measure the amount of energy released by an earthquake
epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquakes's focus
Focus
Place where earthquake waves originate
24 terms
Waves Assessment
Mechanical Waves
Wave
medium
Amplitude
Waves that require a medium through which energy travels. The…
A rhythmic disturbance that transfers ENERGY from one place t…
the material through which energy passes. The material can be…
Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position to the…
Mechanical Waves
Waves that require a medium through which energy travels. The…
Wave
A rhythmic disturbance that transfers ENERGY from one place t…
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Seismic Waves
Called S waves
Called P waves
Makes ground roll like ocean waves
Are transverse waves
secondary waves
primary waves
surface waves
secondary waves
Called S waves
secondary waves
Called P waves
primary waves
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Waves
Primary p waves
Secondary s wave
Land l wave
P wave
Stretch and compress land
Move land side to side
Form when p and S waves combine
Travel through solid and liquid
Primary p waves
Stretch and compress land
Secondary s wave
Move land side to side
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Chapter 5.2 Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
characteristics of P waves
characteristics S waves
characteristics of Surface waves
Seismograph?
move like earthworms, compress and expand, push and pull; fas…
moves like Lochness monster, side to side, shear waves;, trav…
slowest waves, causes the most damage, Rayleigh and Love wave…
An instrument that measures the energy released in earthquakes.
characteristics of P waves
move like earthworms, compress and expand, push and pull; fas…
characteristics S waves
moves like Lochness monster, side to side, shear waves;, trav…
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Waves Vocabulary
Amplitude
Compression
Crest
Electromagnetic Wave
The maximum distance the particles of a medium move away from…
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the me…
The highest part of transverse wave. The point on a wave fart…
Transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic energy…
Amplitude
The maximum distance the particles of a medium move away from…
Compression
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the me…
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science P and S waves
p waves
s waves
p and s waves
p waves
the particles move paralell
causes more damage
can go through solid
arrive first- travel faster
p waves
the particles move paralell
s waves
causes more damage
17 terms
Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Seismic Waves
Categories of Seismic Waves
P Wave
Shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock…
Carries the energy of an earthquake away from the hypocenter…
Body Waves... Surface Wave
Body Wave. Wave that compresses and expand the ground like an…
Earthquake
Shaking and trembling that results from the movement of rock…
Seismic Waves
Carries the energy of an earthquake away from the hypocenter…
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3 types of seismic waves
p wave
p wave
p wave
p wave
primary
fastest
compression
travels through liquids and solids
p wave
primary
p wave
fastest
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Waves
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
medium
transverse wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a form of energy that can travel through space
Material through which a wave travels; can be solid, liquid o…
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
electromagnetic wave
a form of energy that can travel through space
32 terms
Waves
transverse
frequency
wavelength
compression
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the me…
transverse
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
frequency
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
15 terms
Seismic Waves
Earthquake
Seismic Waves
Three categories of Seismic Waves
P Wave
Shaking and trembling that results fro.m the movement of rock…
Carries the energy of an earthquake away from the focus, thro…
P wave... S Wave... Surface Wave
Body Wave. Wave that compresses and expand the ground like an…
Earthquake
Shaking and trembling that results fro.m the movement of rock…
Seismic Waves
Carries the energy of an earthquake away from the focus, thro…
P,S, Surface waves
primary waves
primary waves
primary waves
secondary waves
What type of earthquake wave moves the fastest?
What type of earthquake wave is the only wave that can travel…
What type of earthquake wave moves by compaction and expansion?
What type of earthquake wave is also known as a transverse wa…
primary waves
What type of earthquake wave moves the fastest?
primary waves
What type of earthquake wave is the only wave that can travel…
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Waves
Focus
Epicenter
P-Wave
S-Wave
In an earthquake, the location below Earth's surface where ro…
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
The fastest type of seismic wave; can travel through solids,…
the second-fastest type of seismic wave; cannot travel throug…
Focus
In an earthquake, the location below Earth's surface where ro…
Epicenter
Point on Earth's surface directly above an earthquake's focus
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Mechanical Waves
Antinode
Mechanical Wave
Medium
Crest
a point in a standing wave, halfway between two nodes, at whi…
a disturbance in matter that requires a medium to carry energ…
material through which a mechanical wave travels
highest point of a wave above the rest position
Antinode
a point in a standing wave, halfway between two nodes, at whi…
Mechanical Wave
a disturbance in matter that requires a medium to carry energ…
32 terms
Review of Waves
wave
energy
medium
mechanical waves
a disturbance that transfer energy from place to place.
the ability to do work or cause change.
material through which a waves travels.
waves that require a medium to travel through.
wave
a disturbance that transfer energy from place to place.
energy
the ability to do work or cause change.
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Seismic Waves
seismic waves
body waves
surface waves
P and S waves
waves of energy that travel outward in all directions followi…
seismic waves that travel inside the Earth
seismic waves that travel along the surface of the Earth's cr…
types of body waves
seismic waves
waves of energy that travel outward in all directions followi…
body waves
seismic waves that travel inside the Earth
32 terms
Physical Science/Waves
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
a distrubance that transfers energy from place to place
the ability to do work
the material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
wave
a distrubance that transfers energy from place to place
energy
the ability to do work
37 terms
Waves
Any disturbance that transmits energy…
How is energy (a wave) transmitted thr…
Material through which a mechanical wa…
All waves are classified as either ___…
wave
The energy causes the particles of a medium to vibrate (move…
Medium - any matter (solid, liquid or gas)
Mechanical or Electromagnetic
Any disturbance that transmits energy…
wave
How is energy (a wave) transmitted thr…
The energy causes the particles of a medium to vibrate (move…
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Earthquakes P/S Waves
Seismic waves
Seismograph
P waves facts
S waves facts
Energy in the form of waves travel out from the focus of an e…
Instrument that records seismic waves
Primary waves... First waves to arrive... Fastest wave... Push and pul…
Secondary wave... Second wave to arrive... Slowest wave... Side to sid…
Seismic waves
Energy in the form of waves travel out from the focus of an e…
Seismograph
Instrument that records seismic waves
24 terms
Waves Assessment
Mechanical Waves
Wave
medium
Amplitude
Waves that require a medium through which energy travels. The…
A rhythmic disturbance that transfers ENERGY from one place t…
the material through which energy passes. The material can be…
Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position to the…
Mechanical Waves
Waves that require a medium through which energy travels. The…
Wave
A rhythmic disturbance that transfers ENERGY from one place t…
32 terms
Physical Science/Waves/Chapter 15
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
a distrubance that transfers energy from place to place
the ability to do work
the material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
wave
a distrubance that transfers energy from place to place
energy
the ability to do work
22 terms
IPC Waves
waves
P waves
P waves
P waves
energy from earthquakes is transferred through the earth by
primary waves
longitudinal waves generated by an earthquake
These waves don't travel through solids
waves
energy from earthquakes is transferred through the earth by
P waves
primary waves
12 terms
P-Waves, S-Waves and Surface Waves
P-Wave
S-Wave
Surface Wave
Surface Wave
Primary Wave
Secondary Wave
When P and S waves make it to the surface
Slower than P and S waves
P-Wave
Primary Wave
S-Wave
Secondary Wave
13 terms
Earthquakes and Seismic Waves
Earthquakes
Focus
Epicenter
Why do earthquakes occur?
These are caused by movement of rock beneath Earth's surface
The area beneath Earth's surface where rock that's under stre…
The point on the surface directly above the focus
They occur because plate movements produce stress in Earth's…
Earthquakes
These are caused by movement of rock beneath Earth's surface
Focus
The area beneath Earth's surface where rock that's under stre…
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Earthquakes and Waves
Primary waves
Secondary waves
P waves
Liquid and solids
What are P-Waves?
What are S-Waves?
What seismic waves are faster? P waves or S waves
P waves can travel through....
Primary waves
What are P-Waves?
Secondary waves
What are S-Waves?
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