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Longitudinal waves
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Waves where the disturbance moves in the same direction as th…
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Lesson 1 Vocab
Wave
Medium
Longitudinal wave
Transverse wave
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a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
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Wave
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Medium
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Transverse or Longitudinal wave.
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
surface wave
a sound wave
the wave created by moving the end of a spring toy up and down.
the wave created by moving the end of spring toy back and for…
an ocean wave
longitudinal wave
a sound wave
transverse wave
the wave created by moving the end of a spring toy up and down.
9 terms
Wave Parts
Wave
oscillate
amplitude
wavelength
Repeating movements of energy through matter
to move back and forth
Half of the wave height
Distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Wave
Repeating movements of energy through matter
oscillate
to move back and forth
6 terms
properties of waves
two types of waves
a wave in which the particles move per…
a wave in which the particles of the m…
a part of the longitudinal wave where…
transverse waves and longitude waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
compression
two types of waves
transverse waves and longitude waves
a wave in which the particles move per…
transverse wave
13 terms
Wave Excitement
wave
medium
transverse wave
compressional / longitudinal wave
transmission of energy through a medium
what the wave travels through
A wave in which the vibration is at right angles to the direc…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
wave
transmission of energy through a medium
medium
what the wave travels through
science vocab waves study!!
mechanical wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
sound wave
waves that need a medium
wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicular…
wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel to…
a longitudinal wave caused by vibrations and travels through…
mechanical wave
waves that need a medium
transverse wave
wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicular…
30 terms
crave the wave
wave
oscillation
vibration
wave energy
a disturbance (or oscillation) that travels through space and…
to swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
one complete back-and-forth motion of an object
energy that is carried away from its source by a wave
wave
a disturbance (or oscillation) that travels through space and…
oscillation
to swing back and forth with a steady, uninterrupted rhythm
waves vocab and wave diagram
wave
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave example
disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
vibration of the medium is parallel to the direction the wave…
wave that causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to dir…
a slinky
wave
disturbance that carries energy through matter or space
longitudinal wave
vibration of the medium is parallel to the direction the wave…
Wave Vocabulary #1
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
Either the distance between the crest of one wave and the cre…
Ability to do work
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
wave
Either the distance between the crest of one wave and the cre…
energy
Ability to do work
Wave Vocabulary
transverse waves
longitudinal wave
wavelength
amplitude
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
Horizontal distance between the crests or between the troughs…
Height of wave -Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest…
transverse waves
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
longitudinal wave
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
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What are Waves?
Wave
Mechanical wave
Vibration
Transverse wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion.
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
Basic Wave Vocabulary
energy
wave
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
the capacity to do work
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas
a wave that requires a medium
a wave that consists of electric and magnetic fields that vib…
energy
the capacity to do work
wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas
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Wave definitions
Wavelength
Amplitude
Crest
Trough
the distance from one wave of energy to another as it is trav…
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of som…
the top of a wave
the low point of a wave
Wavelength
the distance from one wave of energy to another as it is trav…
Amplitude
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of som…
5 terms
1.1 Waves
wave
medium
mechanical wave
transverse wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
medium
Material through which a wave travels
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Science Vocab :medium
Medium
Mechanical waves
Electromagnetic waves
Transverse waves
The matter through which a wave travels
Waves that require a medium
Consist of changing electric and magnetic fields in space
Waves in which the motion of the particles is perpendicular t…
Medium
The matter through which a wave travels
Mechanical waves
Waves that require a medium
Waves
Wave
Energy
Medium
Mechanical Wave
a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance that m…
Ability to do work
Material through which a wave travels
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Wave
a periodic disturbance of the particles of a substance that m…
Energy
Ability to do work
6 terms
Properties of Waves
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
compression
two types of waves:
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
a wave in which the particles move perpendicularly to the dir…
the part of a longitudinal wave where parts crowd together
transverse waves and longitudinal waves
two types of waves:
longitudinal wave
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
5 terms
Waves (mod)
Medium
Transverse Waves
Longitudinal Wave
Amplitude
The material through which a wave travels.
A wave that vibrates the medium at right angles to the direct…
A wave that vibrates the medium in the same direction in whic…
The maximum distance the medium vibrates from the rest positi…
Medium
The material through which a wave travels.
Transverse Waves
A wave that vibrates the medium at right angles to the direct…
5 terms
Types of Waves
sine wave
longitudinal wave
compression
rarefaction
mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscilla…
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the me…
a part in a longitudinal wave where the particles are spread…
sine wave
mathematical curve that describes a smooth repetitive oscilla…
longitudinal wave
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
Waves Glossary
Medium
longitudinal waves
transverse waves
mechanical waves
A physical environment through which waves travel-can be soli…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Medium
A physical environment through which waves travel-can be soli…
longitudinal waves
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
Lesson 1 wave
wave
medium
Longitudinal Wave
Transverse Wave
Waves Is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place t…
A physical environment in which phenomena occur
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
wave
Waves Is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place t…
medium
A physical environment in which phenomena occur
11 terms
Wave Vocabulary
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.
12 terms
The Nature of Waves
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Wave
Electromagnetic waves
Any disturbance that transmits energy.
Physical environment in which phenomena occur.
A type of wave that requires a medium.
A type of wave that does not require any type of medium. Exam…
Wave
Any disturbance that transmits energy.
Medium
Physical environment in which phenomena occur.
SOUND
VIBRATIONS
ELASTICITY
MEDIUM
WAVE
The rapid movement of an object back and forth.
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
Material through which a wave travels
A disturbance that travels through space and matter
VIBRATIONS
The rapid movement of an object back and forth.
ELASTICITY
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
Physics Wave Part 1
mechanical waves
medium
electromagnetic wave
longitudinal wave
waves that require a medium through which to travel
Material through which a wave travels
can travel without medium, very fast, visible or invisible
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
mechanical waves
waves that require a medium through which to travel
medium
Material through which a wave travels
study guide
transverse and longitudinal
transverse
sound
longitudinal
2 types of waves:__________,____________
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
example of longitudinal waves:
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
transverse and longitudinal
2 types of waves:__________,____________
transverse
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
10 terms
Waves Illustrated Key Terms part I
energy
vibration
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
Ability to do work
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
energy
Ability to do work
vibration
A repeated back-and-forth or up-and-down motion
Vibrations and Waves
Period of a wave
Wavelength
Transverse wave
Light and radio waves
The time it takes for one complete back-and-forth vibration
The distance between successive identical parts of the wave
The medium moves at right angles to the direction in which th…
Electromagnetic transverse waves
Period of a wave
The time it takes for one complete back-and-forth vibration
Wavelength
The distance between successive identical parts of the wave
25 terms
Combo Wave Properties & Sound
mechanical wave
compression wave
sound wave
longitudinal wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A wave in which the matter in the medium moves forward and ba…
A longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that tra…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
compression wave
A wave in which the matter in the medium moves forward and ba…
10 terms
Waves
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
sound waves
trough
causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction…
causes the medium to vibrate parallel to the direction the wa…
longitudinal waves
lowest point of a wave
transverse wave
causes the medium to vibrate at right angles to the direction…
longitudinal wave
causes the medium to vibrate parallel to the direction the wa…
6 terms
Lesson 1 Waves
Waves
Medium
Longitudinal Wave
Transverse Wave
Is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to anot…
A physical environment in which phenomena occur
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
Waves
Is a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to anot…
Medium
A physical environment in which phenomena occur
Wave Guide
Wavelenght
Crest
Trough
Frequency
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
Highest point of a wave
Lowest part of the wave
How many wave peaks pass a certain point per given time
Wavelenght
the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of t…
Crest
Highest point of a wave
6 terms
10-1
Wave
Medium
Mechanical waves
Electromagnetic waves
Disturbance that carries energy through matter or spacey
Matter through which waves travel
Waves that require a medium through which to travel
Disturbance in electric and magnetic fields and that does not…
Wave
Disturbance that carries energy through matter or spacey
Medium
Matter through which waves travel
Wave Vocabulary
Waves
Electromagnetic
Mechanical
Vibration
A disturbance that transfers enerny from place to place.
A wave that contains a electric field and magnetic field and…
Energy is transferred by vibration of a medium
The act of vibrating
Waves
A disturbance that transfers enerny from place to place.
Electromagnetic
A wave that contains a electric field and magnetic field and…
Wave Types and Measures
Period
Period
Frequency
Period
Shortest time interval during which the wave motion repeats
Seconds per wave
Inverse of period
Inverse of frequency
Period
Shortest time interval during which the wave motion repeats
Period
Seconds per wave
7 terms
Waves
Waves
Transverse wave
Longitudinal wave
Crest
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space.
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
the highest point of a wave
Waves
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space.
Transverse wave
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
7th Unit 5 Lesson 1 Vocab
wave
medium
longitudinal wave
mechanical wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
The material through which a wave travels.
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another.
medium
The material through which a wave travels.
Science Waves
medium
longitudinal wave
transverse wave
mechanical wave
A physical environment through which waves travel-can be soli…
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave in which the particle of the medium move perpendicular…
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
medium
A physical environment through which waves travel-can be soli…
longitudinal wave
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
Waves
wave
medium
mechanical waves
electromagnetic waves
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
a physical environment in which phenomena occur
a wave that is not capable of transmitting its energy through…
a wave that consists of electric and magnetic fields that vib…
wave
a periodic disturbance in a solid, liquid, or gas as energy i…
medium
a physical environment in which phenomena occur
8 terms
Waves Common Assessment Review
crest
trough
amplitude
wavelength
the highest point on a wave
the lowest point on a wave
the height of a wave
the distance from any point on a wave to an identical point o…
crest
the highest point on a wave
trough
the lowest point on a wave
11 terms
waves
wave
energy
medium
mechanical wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
Capacity to do work
Material through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium through which to travel
wave
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place.
energy
Capacity to do work
Waves Vocab
Wave
Mechanical Wave
Medium
longitudinal Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Is the material through which a wave travels
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from one place to another…
Mechanical Wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
Energy vocabulary
Wave
Medium
Longitudinal wave
transverse wave
A distribution that transers energy from one place to another
An environment were phenomena occur
A wave in which the particles of the medium vibrate parallel…
A wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
Wave
A distribution that transers energy from one place to another
Medium
An environment were phenomena occur
vibrations and waves
frequency
period
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
the number of vibration per unit
the time in which the vibration is completed
the medium vibrates perpendicularly to the direction the wave…
the medium vibrates parallel to the direction the wave travel
frequency
the number of vibration per unit
period
the time in which the vibration is completed
Longitudinal waves
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
Waves where the disturbance moves in the same direction as th…
Longitudinal wave
Longitudinal wave
waves
how are waves created
vibration
three types of waves
transverse waves
when a source of energy causes a medium to vibrate
repeated back and forth or up and down motion
transverse, longitudinal, and surface waves
waves that move the medium in a direction perpendicular, or a…
how are waves created
when a source of energy causes a medium to vibrate
vibration
repeated back and forth or up and down motion
Waves
Wave
Medium
Mechanical wave
Electromagnetic wave
A vibration that carry energy, but not matter
A substance through which a wave can travel. It can be solid…
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel
A form of energy that can move through the vacuum of space.
Wave
A vibration that carry energy, but not matter
Medium
A substance through which a wave can travel. It can be solid…
10 terms
Sanner Sound Waves
mechanical wave
compression wave
sound wave
longitudinal wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
A wave in which the matter in the medium moves forward and ba…
A longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that tra…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
mechanical wave
A wave that requires a medium through which to travel.
compression wave
A wave in which the matter in the medium moves forward and ba…
Waves Vocab
Wave
Medium
Vibration
Transverse Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy
Material through which waves travel through
Repeated back and forth motion or up and down motion
Waves that move "across"
Wave
A disturbance that transfers energy
Medium
Material through which waves travel through
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