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17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
Physical Science-Waves
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
16 terms
Physical Science-Waves
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
12 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
19 terms
Physical Science Chapter 9- Waves
wave
medium
mechanical waves
transverse wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
matter through which a wave travels
waves that can only travel through matter
particles in the medium move back and forth at right angles t…
wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
medium
matter through which a wave travels
9 terms
Physical Science: Waves
a wave
a medium
mechanical wave
Examples of mechanical wave
is a disturbance that carries energy through matter and space.
is a solid, liquid or gas through which a wave travel.
is a wave that required a medium.
1) Electromagnetic wave ... 2) Light wave
a wave
is a disturbance that carries energy through matter and space.
a medium
is a solid, liquid or gas through which a wave travel.
14 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
19 terms
TCS Physical Science - Waves
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
transverse wave
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a wave that consists of oscillation electric and magnetic fie…
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpenducula…
medium
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
mechanical wave
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
22 terms
Physical Science - Waves & Sound
Amplitude
Beats
Bow Wave
Doppler Effect
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
A series of alternate reinforcements and cancellations produc…
The V-shaped wave produced by an object moving across a liqui…
The change in frequency of wave motion resulting from motion…
Amplitude
For a wave or vibration, the maximum displacement on either s…
Beats
A series of alternate reinforcements and cancellations produc…
18 terms
Waves Physical Science-revised
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
17 terms
Physical Science Waves
Wavelength
Transverse Wave
Longitudinal Wave
Longitudinal Wave Graphic
The distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Moves perpendicular to the direction the wave is traveling
Moves parallel to the direction of the wave motion
Also shown as....
Wavelength
The distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
Transverse Wave
Moves perpendicular to the direction the wave is traveling
16 terms
Physical Science-Waves
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
25 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
34 terms
Honors Physical Science: Waves
wave
mechanical
electromagnetic
medium
a disturbance that carries energy
a wave that requires and medium
a wave that does not require a medium
a material that a wave passes through
wave
a disturbance that carries energy
mechanical
a wave that requires and medium
23 terms
Waves-8th Physical Science
amplitude
compression
crest
diffraction
-Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position
part of a longitudinal wave where the wave pushes matter clos…
The highest point on a transverse wave
A change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an ob…
amplitude
-Maximum distance a wave varies from its rest position
compression
part of a longitudinal wave where the wave pushes matter clos…
12 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
trough
crest
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
highest point (peak) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
13 terms
Physical Science- Waves Vocabulary:
wave
medium
transverse waves
compressional waves
- a wave is a traveling disturbance that transfers energy thr…
a medium is the material a wave travels through (resting line…
- a transverse wave is a type of wave that moves up and down.…
a compressional wave is a type of wave that moves back and fo…
wave
- a wave is a traveling disturbance that transfers energy thr…
medium
a medium is the material a wave travels through (resting line…
19 terms
Physical Science Chapter 9- Waves
wave
medium
mechanical waves
transverse wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
matter through which a wave travels
waves that can only travel through matter
particles in the medium move back and forth at right angles t…
wave
a repeating disturbance that transfers energy through matter…
medium
matter through which a wave travels
13 terms
Physical Science labeling waves
waves are created by a
what type of wave that is perpendicula…
number of wave at a certain time
bottom of a wave
disturbance
transverse wave
frequency
trough
waves are created by a
disturbance
what type of wave that is perpendicula…
transverse wave
17 terms
Waves Physical Science 2
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
12 terms
Physical Science WAVES
Mechanical Waves
Medium
Crest
Trough
disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to a…
the material through which a wave travels(Solids,Liquids, and…
the highest point of the wave above the rest position
the lowest point of the wave below the rest position
Mechanical Waves
disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to a…
Medium
the material through which a wave travels(Solids,Liquids, and…
17 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
20 terms
Physical Science-Sharpe-Waves
Waves
Mechanical Waves
Electromagnetic Waves
Energy Transfer
-A disturbance that carries energy through matter or space... -T…
-A wave that requires a medium through which to travel... -A med…
-A wave that consists of oscillating electric and magnetic fi…
-Waves spread out in circles that get bigger and bigger as th…
Waves
-A disturbance that carries energy through matter or space... -T…
Mechanical Waves
-A wave that requires a medium through which to travel... -A med…
12 terms
TAG Physical Science: Waves
Transverse Waves
Longitudinal Waves
Amplitude
Frequency
Waves in which the particles vibrate with an up and down moti…
The particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the…
The maximum distance the wave vibrates from rest position. If…
The number of waves produced in a given amount of time.
Transverse Waves
Waves in which the particles vibrate with an up and down moti…
Longitudinal Waves
The particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the…
Physical Science-Waves review intervention
wave
medium
mechanical
nonmechanical
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
waves that must have a medium (example-sound)
waves that do not need a medium (example-light)
wave
a disturbance that carries energy from one place to another
medium
the matter that a wave moves through (DOES NOT MOVE THE MATTE…
35 terms
Physical Science: Waves and Sound
echo
sonic boom
doppler effect
node
a reflection of sound
when an object moves faster than speed of sound; huge pressur…
when an objects moves towards or away from you
the minimum amplitude of a longitudinal wave
echo
a reflection of sound
sonic boom
when an object moves faster than speed of sound; huge pressur…
19 terms
TCS Physical Science - Waves
medium
mechanical wave
electromagnetic wave
transverse wave
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
a wave that consists of oscillation electric and magnetic fie…
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
medium
a physical enviorment in which a phenomena occur
mechanical wave
a wave that requires a medium through which to travel
76 terms
Waves - Physical Science
Wave
Medium
Mechanical Waves
Tranverse
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or empty spa…
the matter through which a wave travels
waves that require a medium through which to travel
Waves that travel perpendicular (up and down) to the particle…
Wave
a disturbance that carries energy through matter or empty spa…
Medium
the matter through which a wave travels
12 terms
Unit 8 WAVES/Physical Science
Wave
Medium
Wavelength
Frequency
disturbance that carries energy from place to place.
matter that the wave travels through) air, water, ground). Wa…
length of one complete wave cycle.
number of wavelengths, or cycles, per second. It is measured…
Wave
disturbance that carries energy from place to place.
Medium
matter that the wave travels through) air, water, ground). Wa…
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
60 terms
Physical Science - Properties of Waves
Wave
Waves
Waves
Medium
A rhythmic disturbance that transfers energy through matter o…
are created when matter vibrates or oscillates.
carry energy without transporting matter from place to place.
is a solid, liquid, or gas that a wave travels through.
Wave
A rhythmic disturbance that transfers energy through matter o…
Waves
are created when matter vibrates or oscillates.
11 terms
Physical Science - Waves
Energy always travels in the direction…
Wave
Medium
When a wave travels through a medium:
Less Energy
A repeating movement that transfers energy.
Any material that a wave travels through (solid, liquid, or g…
Molecules bump into neighboring molecules . . .thus passing o…
Energy always travels in the direction…
Less Energy
Wave
A repeating movement that transfers energy.
29 terms
Waves- Physical Science 9H
Wave
What are two types of Mechanical Waves?
Wavelength
Wave Frequency
a disturbance that transmits energy through matter and space
Sound and Earthquakes
The distance between corresponding points of consecutive wave…
The number of waves that pass a given point at a given time
Wave
a disturbance that transmits energy through matter and space
What are two types of Mechanical Waves?
Sound and Earthquakes
55 terms
Physical Science Waves Test
What does a wave carry?
How are waves generated?
What is the difference between a trans…
Are light wave's mechanical waves?
energy
by disturbances
One is a wave in which the wave motion is perpendicular to th…
They are electromagnetic waves
What does a wave carry?
energy
How are waves generated?
by disturbances
18 terms
2016 Waves Physical Science quiz review
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
16 terms
Physical Science B Waves Vocabulary
Reflection
Constructive Interference
Destructive Interference
Rarefaction
When you look in the mirror you see this.
When two waves combine to make a larger wave it is called this.
When two waves combine to make a smaller waves it is called t…
Area of a longitudinal wave where the particles are far apart.
Reflection
When you look in the mirror you see this.
Constructive Interference
When two waves combine to make a larger wave it is called this.
29 terms
RLCA Physical Science: Types of Waves
vibrate
direction
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
to move back and forth quickly
the line or course along which something moves
A wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicula…
A wave in which the vibration of the medium is parallel to th…
vibrate
to move back and forth quickly
direction
the line or course along which something moves
70 terms
Physics Waves Nature of Light, The nature of waves-physics, Waves Physical Science, Physical Science-Waves
wave
electromagnetic waves
mechanical waves
transverse waves
the transfer of energy, usually in the form of a disturbance…
do not need a medium
are those waves that must have a medium to travel in
particles that move perpendicular to the wave direction
wave
the transfer of energy, usually in the form of a disturbance…
electromagnetic waves
do not need a medium
24 terms
Physical Science Waves Mrs. Lourie
Electromagnetic waves examples
electromagnetic waves
mechanical waves
mechanical waves examples
examples: light, radio, microwave, infrared
waves that can travel through empty space
waves that must travel through matter
examples: sound, water, earthquakes
Electromagnetic waves examples
examples: light, radio, microwave, infrared
electromagnetic waves
waves that can travel through empty space
27 terms
Physical Science: Waves and Sound Vocabulary
wave
medium
transverse wave (parts)
longitudinal wave (parts)
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
material through which a wave travels
a wave that moves the medium in a direction perpendicular to…
a wave that moves the medium parallel to the direction in whi…
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
medium
material through which a wave travels
12 terms
Physical Science-Waves
Waves
Mechanical Waves
Transverse Waves
Compressional Waves
rhythmic disturbances that carry energy without carrying matter
use matter to transfer energy
causes the matter in the medium to move up and down or back a…
matter in the medium moves forward and backward along the sam…
Waves
rhythmic disturbances that carry energy without carrying matter
Mechanical Waves
use matter to transfer energy
27 terms
Waves Physical Science
wave
transverse wave
longitudinal wave
trough
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
a wave that the particles of the medium vibrate back and fort…
lowest point (valley) of a wave
wave
a disturbance that transfers energy through matter or empty s…
transverse wave
a wave in which the particles vibrate is up and down motion t…
55 terms
Physical Science-Waves
Wave
Waves transfer...
Medium
Mechanical Waves
A disturbance that travels through matter or empty space.
Energy, not matter.
The matter through which a wave moves (can be solid, liquid,…
Waves requiring a medium in order to transfer energy. ( Sound…
Wave
A disturbance that travels through matter or empty space.
Waves transfer...
Energy, not matter.
12 terms
Physical Science Waves
crest
compression
Energy
Mechanical Wave
The highest point of a transverse wave
Area of a longitudinal wave where particles are close together
Ability to move or change an object,or what it carries
A wave that is caused when energy causes a vibration through…
crest
The highest point of a transverse wave
compression
Area of a longitudinal wave where particles are close together
54 terms
physical science- waves
wave
wavelength
period
frequency
-anything that moves back and forth or vibrates... -an oscillati…
the distance between neighboring crests or troughs
the time it takes for a complete vibration or complete cycle…
-the number of waves in a given unit of time... -measured in Hz…
wave
-anything that moves back and forth or vibrates... -an oscillati…
wavelength
the distance between neighboring crests or troughs
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