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

Preview of Crossword

Make this Crossword your own

Add, edit, delete clues, and customize this crossword. Print copies for an entire class. All in 5 minutes.

Icon crossword    Create my Crossword now    

Your customized Crossword will be in your hands in five minutes.

Related Puzzles

Chapter 15 Vocab

16 terms
Created on Feb 12, 2016

Scientific Wave Terms

17 terms
Created on Feb 16, 2016

physics

19 terms
Created on Feb 18, 2016

Waves unit

20 terms
Created on Mar 4, 2016

waves

20 terms
Created on Mar 20, 2016

Waves

20 terms
Created on Apr 9, 2016

Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum

19 terms
Created on Apr 18, 2016

Waves and Sound

20 terms
Created on May 20, 2016

Fast and Furious Forces

32 terms
Created on Aug 28, 2016

Electromagnetic Spectrum

16 terms
Created on Sep 22, 2016

Waves/Sound

15 terms
Created on Dec 2, 2016

Waves and Wave Properties

14 terms
Created on Dec 3, 2016

Unit 3 Vocab

22 terms
Created on Dec 11, 2016

Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

20 terms
Created on Dec 19, 2016

PROPERTIES OF WAVES VOCABULARY

13 terms
Created on Jan 10, 2017

WAVES CROSSWORD

15 terms
Created on Feb 2, 2017

simple machines

15 terms
Created on Feb 13, 2017

Waves Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

16 terms
Created on Mar 14, 2017

Work and Machines Crossword Puzzle

30 terms
Created on Apr 9, 2017

Physics Wave Crossword Puzzle

20 terms
Created on May 15, 2017