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infraraed light
absorption
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em spectrum
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hertz
medium
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radiation
radio waves
resonance
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vacuum
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visible light
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Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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For waves on the surface of the ocean or lakes wave
This article is about the scalar physical quantity enegry
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something (such as a sound wave or a radio wave) amplitude
Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time frequency
In physics, the wavelength of a sinusoidal wave is the spatial period of the wave—the distance over which the wave's shape repeats, wavelength
the lowest turning point of a wave cycle trough
A crest is a point on the wave where the displacement of the medium is at a maximum. crest
A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer. transverse wave
Longitudinal waves, also known as "l waves", are waves in which the displacement of the medium is in the same direction as, or the opposite direction to, the direction of travel of the wave. longitudinal wave
the point or place where something begins or is created line of origin
Infrared (IR) is invisible radiant energy, infared light
Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum longer than infrared light. radio waves
Ultraviolet (UV) light is an electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength from 10 nm (30 PHz) to 380 nm (750 THz), shorter than that of visible light but longer than X-rays. ultraviolet light
A gamma wave is a pattern of neural oscillation in humans with a frequency between 25 and 100 Hz,[1] though 40 Hz is typical.[2] gamma waves
Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can see visible light
Space void of matter. vacuum
is a form of electromagnetic radiation x-ray waves
a type of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma-rays microwaves
pertaining to, or produced by electromagnetism. electromagnetic

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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he emission or transmission of energy in the form of waves or particles through space or through a material medium radiation
EM waves with frequencies between microwaves and visible light infrared light
electromagnetic waves with the lowest frequencies radio waves
the range of all electromagnetic frequencies electromagnetic spectrum
a type of wave that does not require a medium to travel; a disturbance that transfers energy through a field electromagnetic wave
EM waves with frequencies above visible light and below x-rays ultraviolet light
EM waves with frequencies between ultraviolet light and gamma rays x-rays
electromagnetic waves with the highest frequencies gamma rays
the passage of a wave through a medium transmission
a tool that uses refraction to separate the wavelengths that make up light prism
the part of the EM spectrum that human eyes can see visible light
EM waves that are used in radar and cell phones microwaves

Waves,sound,and light Crossword

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is a lens that possesses at least one surface that curves inwards concave lens
involve the transport of energy without the transport of matte waves
s a wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium. mechanical wave
oscillates perpendicular to the axis along which the wave travels transverse wave
is a region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together. compressional wave
hat are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity electromagnetic waves
the maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation, measured from the position of equilibrium. amplitude
distance between one peak or crest of a wave and the next peak or crest. wavelength
common unit of frequency is the hertz (Hz), corresponding to one crest per second. frequency
The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. reflection
typically accompanied by interference between the wave forms produced. diffraction
he process in which two or more light, sound, or electromagnetic waves of the same frequency combine to reinforce or cancel each other interference
is the characteristic of a sound that is primarily a psycho-physiological correlate of physical strength (amplitude). loudness
a sound is determined by the rate of vibration, or frequency, of the sound wave. pitch
a sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener. echo
an increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, or other waves as the source and observer move toward (or away from) each other Doppler effect
a typical example: "the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships music
which a system oscillates when not subjected to a continuous or repeated external force. natural frequency
ncrease in amplitude of oscillation of an electric resonance
ncrease in amplitude of oscillation of an electric fundamental frequency
that is a part of the harmonic series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it. overtone
series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it. overtones
prolongaprolongation of a sound; resonance. reverberation
vibrates in response to sound waves; the tympanic membrane. eardrum
one of the waves that are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity electromagnet wave
energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation such as heat or x-rays. radiant energy
an electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication radio waves
light rays which are longer than light but shorter than radio waves. Electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength between infrared waves
a form of electromagnetic (EM) radiation, as are radio waves, infrared radiation, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and microwaves. visible light
in the part of the electromagnetic spectrum where wavelengths are just shorter than those of ordinary, visible violet light but longer than those of x-rays. ultraviolet radiation
stream of such photons used for their penetrating power in radiography, radiology, radiotherapy, and scientific research. xrays
penetrating electromagnetic radiation of a kind arising from the radioactive decay of atomic nuclei. gamma rays
a high-frequency electromagnetic wave modulated in amplitude or frequency to convey a signal. carrier waves
system of satellites, computers, and receivers that is able to determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by calculating the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver. global positioning system
he range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromagnetic radiation extends. electromagnetic spectrum
the range of wavelengths electromagnetic spectrum

Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

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A wave that requires a medium through which to travel mechanical wave
A wave that moves the medium in a direction prependicular to the direction in which the wave travels transverse wave
A wave that moves a medium in a direction parallel to the direction in which the wave travels longitudinal wave
The highest part of a transverse wave crest
The part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together compression
The part of a longitudinal wave wheree the particles of the medium are far apart rarefaction
The number of complete waves that pass a givin point in a certian amount of time frequency
The lowest part of a transverse wave trough
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave wavelenght
Electromagnetic waves with the longest wavelenghts and lowest frequencies radio waves
Radio waves with the shortest wavelenghts and the highest frequenies microwaves
Electromagnetic waves with the wavelenghts shorter than radio waves but longer than visible light infrared rays
Electromagnetic waves that are visible to the human eye visible light
Electromagnetic waves with the wavelenghts shorter tahn visible light ,but longer than X-rays Ultraviolet rays
Electromagnetic waves with wavelenghts shorter than ultraviolet rays, but longer than gamma rays X-rays
Electromagnetic waves with the shortestwavelenghts and highest frequencies gamma rays
Transverse wave that transfer electrical and magnetic energy electromagnetic wave
The change in frequency of awave as its source move in relation to an observer Doppler effect
The material through which a wave travels medium
An image that shows regions of different temperatures in different colors thermogram

Waves and Sound Crossword

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A means of transferring energy from one point to another wave
Particles on the wave vibrate perpendicular to the direction that the wave is moving transverse wave
Particles on these waves vibrate parallel to the direction that the wave is moving (through a series of compressions and rarefactions) longitudinal
Require a medium to travel through (Ex: water waves and sound waves)  mechanical
Do not require a medium (ex: light and radio waves) electromagnetic
The distance from a point on one wave to the identical point on the next wave (crest to crest) wavelength
The number of waves passing each second; it is measured in Hertz frequency
Maximum displacement of a wave from the rest position or the size of the wave or how large the wave is amplitude
Waves will bounce off barriers an angle equal to the angle they strike the barrier reflection
Bending of a wave as it passes at an angle into another medium refraction
Bending of waves around barriers (this occurs to a greater degree with longer waves such as sound) diffraction
Waves add as they meet Constructive
The waves partly or completely cancel as they pass destructive
Change in frequency is heard when the source of sound and the person receiving the sound are in relative motion doppler effect
material through which a wave travels medium
Unit of measurement for frequency hertz
a disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave sound
perception of the frequency of sound pitch
The high point of a wave. crest
The low point of a wave trough

EM Spectrum,Doppler shift,and Star Spectra Crossword

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Used to study the composition,distance,energy,and temperature of objects in space. Electromagnetic Spectrum
Longest wavelength in the EM Spectrum and has the lowest frequency. Radio Waves
Have shorter wavelengths than Radio Waves and are used for radar images Microwaves
Wavelengh that is detected as heat Infrared Waves
The only waves we can see with out naked eye,its waves combine to make the color white. Visible Light
Electromagnetic wave that is emitted by our sun. Ultraviolet Light
Electromagnetic waves used to view organs and bones X-Rays
Electromagnetic Wave with the shortest wavelength and the most energy. Gamma Rays
The further apart light waves are,the lower the frequency,and the redder the light. Red Shift
The closer the light waves are,the higher the frequency,and the bluer the light Blue Shift
Describes the number of waves that pass a fixed place given amout of time. Frequency
The distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of the next wave. Wavelength
A spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a source. Emission Spectrum
Bright line emission spectra is a chemical "fingerprint" for the particular element. Emission Spectrum
The lower the energy the lower the... Frequency
Scientist use spectroscopes to observe a star's spectrum or emission
These waves carry signal to your television, cell phone, and your radio
These waves heat up most of the food we eat microwaves
These waves are visible to your eye and contain 7 colors that is called Visible Light
Doctors use these rays to kill diseased cells Gamma Rays

waves Crossword

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Any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space. wave
A solid, liquid or gas that is vibrated. Medium
Waves in which the particles of the medium vibrate with an up and down motion. Transverse Wave
Waves in which the particles of the medium vibrate back and forth along the path that the wave travels. Longitudinal Wave
In a body of water, is an example of a combination of both transverse and longitudinal waves. Surface Wave
Maximum distance the wave vibrates from the rest position. Amplitude
The distance between any adjacent crests or compressions in a series of waves. Wavelength
The number of waves produced in a given amount of time. Frequency
The speed at which a wave travels. Wave Speed
Occurs when a wave bounces back after striking an object. Reflection
The bending of waves around a barrier or through an opening. Diffraction
The result of two or more waves overlapping. Interference
When an object vibrates at or near the resonant frequency of the second object causes the second object to vibrate. Resonance
Sounds with frequencies that are higher than 20,000HZ. Ultrasonic
The apparent change in the frequency caused by the motion of either the listener or the source of the sound. Doppler Effect
A reflected sound wave. Echo
The emission of energy in the form of EM waves. Radiation
The transfer of energy carried by light waves to particles of matter. Absorption
Matter through which visible light is easily transmitted. Transparent
High energy electromagnet waves that are between ultraviolet light and gamma rays in the electromagnetic spectrum. X-Rays

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the longest wavelength Radio Wave
Distance from a center line to the top of a crest or the bottom of a trough Amplitude
The distance between crests of a wave Wavelength
Allows us to see the colors of the stars Visible Telescope
Detect wavelengths emitted from hot stars Ultraviolet telescope
Our biggest evidence that the universe is expanding and the big bang happened Red Shift
A theory our universe began as a single atom and began a violent expansion at the speed of light Big Bang
Helps us detect black holes Xray telescope
Detects what an item is made up of Visible Color
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the highest frequency Gammaray
Form of energy that is all around us and takes many forms ERM
Range of all types of radiation. EM Spectrum
These detect infrared rays of heat Infrared Telescope
One Earth Year Revolution
Number of waves passing a point in a certain time. Frequency
Energy being emitted from a source Light

Electromagnetic Waves Word Search

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Electromagnetic Radiation
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Electromagnetic Wave
Fluorescent Light
Gamma Rays
Illuminated
Incandescent Light
Infrared Rays
Luminous
Microwaves
Neon Light
Photoelectric Effect
Photon
Polarized Light
Radio Waves
Spectroscope
Thermogram
Tungsten Halogen Light
Ultraviolet Rays
Vapor Light
Visible Light
X Rays

Electromagnetic Waves Crossword

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As frequency decreases, wavelength ____. increases
The human body emits ____ waves. Infrared
What type of EM wave has the shortest wavelength? Gamma rays
Speed through a non-vacuum is slightly _____. slower
Used to screen passengers at airports X-rays
Range of all types of EM radiation Spectrum
_____ increases as frequency increases energy
Reason skin tans and burns Ultraviolet rays
Empty space vacuum
Transmit energy through a vacuum electromagnetic waves
Frequency is usually measured in _____. Hertz
______ is measured in meters Wavelength
The letter c is considered the ___ of light. speed