Type
Crossword
Description

The ability to do work or cause changes energy
Energy that lets you hear sound
Move back and forth very fast vibrate
How loud or soft a sound is volume
How high or low a sound is pitch
The part of your ear that vibrates eardrum
A dark shape made by something blocking out light shadow
Combination of sequence of sounds Music
Energy that allows you to see Light
The bending of light when it moves from one kind of matter to another refraction

Science - Light & Sound Crossword

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Crossword
Description

the bouncing of light off an object REFLECTION
the bending of the path of light when it moves from one kind of matter to another REFRACTION
the stopping of light when it his a wall or other opaque ABSORBTION
reflecting or absorbing all light; no image can be seen OPAQUE
allowing some light to pass through; blurry image can be seen TRANSLUCENT
allows most light to pass through; clear image can be seen TRANSPARENT
a solid object that bends light; not a lens PRISM
the range of light energy that people can see VISIBLE SPECTRUM
a vibration you can hear SOUND
the area of a sound wave where the air is pushed together COMPRESSION
quickly moving areas of high and low pressure SOUND WAVE
the greatest distance from the top of a sound wave to the bottom of the wave, the more energy a wave carries, the greater the amplitude AMPLITUDE
the distance in a straight line from one place on a ripple to the same place on the next ripple WAVELENGTH
the measure of the amount of sound energy reaching your ears LOUDNESS
the measure of how high or low the sound is PITCH
the speed t which a sound travels SPEED OF SOUND
a sound reflection ECHO
a large, quick air pressure increase followed by a large quick decrease, an object moving faster than the speed of sound does this, so we hear a large BOOM when it happens SONIC BOOM
the change in frequency & pitch as a source of sound waves moving towards you or away you DOPPLER EFFECT
the part of a sound wave where molecules are spread apart RAREFACTION
the part of the sound wave where the molecules are close together COMPRESSION
the number of times an object vibrates per second FREQUENCY
a unit for measuring loudness DECIBEL

Elements of Music Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

regular rhythmic pattern Beat
rhythmic patterns grouped together Meter
the volume of the music Dynamic
soft Piano
loud Forte
moderately soft Mezzo piano
moderately loud Mezzo forte
a combination of notes played together Harmony
the lowness or highness of a sound Pitch
we hear with this Ear
created when an object vibrates Sound
placement of sounds in time & beats in music Rhythm
a pattern of sound & silence Music
religious Sacred
nonreligious Secular
not pleasing to the ear Noise
music terms are written in this language Italian
how slow or fast the music should be played Tempo
the number of layers of sound Texture
a single melody Monophonic
two or more melodies Polyphonic
a melody accompanied by chords Homophonic
the quality of sound that distinguishes one voice or instrument from another Timbre
characteristics of music Elements
a person who writes music Composer
to write music Compose
music written by a composer Composition

Sound Waves Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a measure of how high or low a sound is percieved to be depending on frequency of the sound wave pitch
the most common unit is used to measure loudness (symbol, ab) decibel
a longitudinal wave is caused by vibrations and that travels through a material medium sound wave
a physical environment in which phenomena occurs medium
an observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving doppler effect
the extent to which a sound can be heard loudness
move back and forth vibration
how loud a sound seems volume
how fast an object is vibrating frequency
shows how loud the sound is amplitude

sound wave crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

The complete back and fourth motion of an object. One common characteristic of sound vibration
the speed of sound depends on the medium its traveling through and what else? temperature
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving. Doppler effect
Whats the measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be depending on the sound waves frequency? Pitch
A measure of how well a sound can be heard. Loudness
Whats the most common unit used to measure loudness? decibel
A device that graphs sound waves. Oscilloscope
Sound waves are longitudinal waves but oscilloscopes graph them as what? transverse
Hearing loss can cause ringing in the ear. tinnitus
Whats the longitudinal wave that's caused by vibrations and travels through a medium? sound wave

Waves and Sound Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Sound Energy Word Search

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Word Search
Description

eardrum
energy
gas
liquid
loud
pitch
soft
solid
sound
strings
tight
travel
vibration
vocal chords
volume

Waves, Sound, And Light Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How is sound used to help humans? find-objects
What is the hight of wave, loudness of sound? Amplitude
The higher the frequency, the higher the sound what is it called? Pitch
The bending of a wave as it passes between 2 substances Refraction
Changes in directions of a wave when it hits a barrier or obstacle. Diffraction
How can we tell there has been a transfer of energy? medium-vibrates
How many colors are there in the electromagnetic spectrum? seven
How does the medium through which light travels affect it's speed in a solid? slowest
How does the medium through which light travels affect it's speed in a vacumm? Fastest
How does energy travel through a solid? Fastest
How does energy travel through a vacumm? doesnt
How is sound produced? vibration
How do seismic waves travel? Outward
How does changing the position of a moving object change it's sound? Doppler-effect
2 waves overlapping making a larger sound wave. Constructive

Sound and hearing Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

travels
ringing
buzzing
listening
energy
hearing
speed
instrument
low
high
vibrate
pitch
echo
vibrations
volume
wave
ear
sound
decibels

Heat, Light, Sound Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the transfer of heat energy through objects that are touching conduction
a material that waves travel through (solid, liquid, gas) medium
transfer of heat without matter to carry it (waves) radiation
a material that lets some light through translucent
the angle light hits the surface (angle of _______) incidence
volume is determined by______ amplitude
scattering of light diffusion
_______ creates sound vibration
transfers heat well conductor
transfer of heat through currents convection
material that blocks all light opaque
color that absorbs all light black
the bending of light when it hits a new medium refraction
refracts light to see colors separately prism
a combination of all colors spectrum
wavelength determines the __________ pitch
the number of times a wave occurs in a second frequency
red, blue, and green are the _________ colors primary

HEARING AND SOUND Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What is volume measured in Decibels
Sound _______ travel in all directions Waves
Sounds are caused by what Vibrations
Sound travels through what 3 things Airsolidswater
What's the best conductor Solid
What's the poorest conductor Air
What depends on the distance and force Loudness
10-65 decibels is what range Safe
85-90 is what range Hearingdamagerisk
Pitch is measured in what Hertz
How high or low a sound is. Is the definition of what Pitch
What's the putter ear called Pinna
What are the 3 tiny bones in the middle of the ear Hammeranvilstirrup
What is a coiled tube in the inner ear Cochlea
3 looped tubes to help us balance Semicircularcanal
What's the nerve in the ear called Auditory
A tool used to amplify(make louder) your voice Megaphone
# of vibrations in 1 second is known as what Frequency
Hearing is 1 of 5 what Senses