the transfer of energy by a wave to the medium through wich it travels
absorption
the passage of light through an object
transmission
the bouncing of a wave off a surface
reflection
the change in direction of a wave that occurs as the wave changes speed when moving from one medium to another
refraction
is aslo called a diverging lens
concave lens
A______ is a mirror that is shaped inward
concave mirror
converge light rays
convex lens
diverge light rays
convex mirror
electromagnetic radiation that you can see
light
a material in which light does not pass through
opaque
a material that lets most light pass through it
translucent
a material that lets almost all of its light pass through it
transparent
reflection of light from a rough surface
diffuse reflection
reflection of light from a smooth, shiny surface
regular reflection