disturbance transfers energy from one place to another
wave
repeating back and forth motion
vibration
makes matter move at right angles to wave motion
transverse
high points or peaks of a wave
crests
low points or valleys on a wave
troughs
matter moves back and forth along same direction of the wave
compressional
type of wave that only travels through matter
mechanical
matter through which a wave travels
medium
example of a compressional wave
sound
type of wave that can travel through empty space
electromagnetic
order of colors in a rainbow
roygbiv
energy carried by electromagnetic waves
radiant
a flat, sloped surface
inclinedplane
does work with only one movement
simplemachines
made up of combination simple machines
compound
inclined plane that moves
wedge
inclined plane wrapped around cylinder
screw
a seesaw is an example of this simple machine
lever
the point a lever rotates at
fulcrum
a grooved wheel with a rope over it
pulley
waterwheel is an example of this simple machine
wheelandaxle
the distance of crest or trough to rest position
amplitude
distance from crest to crest or trough to trough
wavelength
number of wavelength that pass a given point in one second
frequency
shortest wavelength belong to _?_ rays
gamma
colors are seen in which part of electromagnetic spectrum
visiblelight