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type of wave where the particles of the medium vibrate in an up-and-down motion transverse
type of wave where the particles vibrate back and forth in the same direction as the wave longitudinal
type of waves that transfer energy but does not need a medium electromagnetic
a substance that a wave can travel through by vibrating the particles in the material medium
the distance between 2 crests or 2 compressions of a wave wavelength
this wave is an example of a longitudinal wave sound
this is a characteristic of waves that describes how many waves pass a fixed point in a period of time frequency
frequency of waves is the number of waves passing a fixed point in one ____ second
This is the usual medium for sound waves air
a type of electromagnetic wave that is used to cook or heat up food microwave
this is a transverse wave that travels through the ground seismic
x-ray, visible light, microwaves, and radio waves are all examples of ____ waves em

Waves and Sound Crossword

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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

Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

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Description

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 unit Crossword

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Description

how fast an object moves speed
A wave in which the particles vibrate at right angles to the direction of wave transverse
Part of the Em spectrum . Electromagnetic radiation light
material that carries waves ; solid ,liquid and gas medium
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place wave
A wave in which the particles move parallel to the path of the wave longitudinal
waves caused by vibrations that are transmitted through matter. example of longitudinal sound
maximum displacement from rest position ; shows the amount of energy amplitude
the part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together compression
highest point of a wave crest
Lowest point of a wave trough
the time it takes for one cycle period
the part of longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are far apart rarefaction
a change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacles or an edge , such as an opening diffraction
occurs when a wave bounces off a surface that it cannot pass through; upside down reflection
a wave that require a medium to travel mechanical
the distance between one crest or trough of a wave and next wavelength
waves of energy traveling through rock seismic
electromagnetic waves used for communication on computers , phones ,etc. radio
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time frecuency

Waves Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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Description

a traveling disturbance that carries energy through matter and space Wave
a repeated back and forth movement of matter; often necessary to produce waves Vibration
a substance or matter through which a wave travels Medium
a type of wave in which particles move across or perpendicular to the direction the wave is traveling Transverse wave
a type of wave in which particles of the medium vibrate back and forth Longitudinal wave
the distance between a wave's resting point and its trough or crest Amplitude
the distance between any two adjacent (side by side) wave crests or and two adjacent wave Wavelength
the number of complete waves that pass a point in a certain time period Frequency
occurs when a wave bounces back after striking something Reflection
occurs when a wave passes from one medium into another and changes direction Refraction
waves that use matter to move or transfer energy Mechanical wave
waves that move through empty space (Vacuum) or use matter to transfer energy Electromagnets wave
is the bending of waves around a barrier or object Diffraction
the ability for two waves to combine and make a new wave when they overlap Interference
wave interface that forms a larger wave when two wave amplitudes overlap Constructive interference
wave interference that can form a smaller wave or cancel each other out when two wave amplitudes meet Destructive interference

Waves and Wave Properties Crossword

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Description

A disturbance of particles that transports energy without moving matter. Wave
The distance of one crest of a wave to another. Wave length
The top point of a wave. Crest
The bottom of a wave. Trough
Depends on the type of medium the wave travels through. Speed
The distance of a wave from its resting position. Amplitude
Moves energy through matter. Mechanical Wave
A wave that moves perpendicular to the direction it's going. Transverse wave
A wave that moves parallel to the direction it is going. Longitudinal Wave
The number of times a wave passes a certain point a second. Frequency
The change in direction of a wave passing from one medium to another caused by its change in speed. Refraction
A region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together. Compressions
A region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are furthest apart. Rarefactions
The perception on how high or low a sound is. Pitch

Waves vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

Distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave wavelength
Maximum distance that particles of a wave's medium vibrate from their rest position amplitude
Disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave sound
Electromagnetic radiation that lies within the visible range light
Bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through which it can't pass reflection
Number of wavelengths that pass a given point in one second; measured in Hz frequency
Bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one medium to another refraction
Combination of two waves that results in one wave Interference
Bending of a wave as it moves around an obstacle or passes through a narrow opening diffraction
Physical environment in which phenomena occur medium
Observed change in the frequency (pitch) of a wave when the source or observer is moving Doppler Effect
Transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic energy and doesn't require a medium Electromagnetic Wave
Wave that requires a medium through which to travel mechanical wave
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake Seismic wave
Wave in which particles of the medium vibrate parallel to the direction of the wave motion longitudinal wave
Wave where particles of the medium moves perpendicularly to the direction the wave is traveling transverse wave

Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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Description

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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Crossword
Description

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

sound wave crossword puzzle

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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 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

High point on a transverse wave. crest
Low point on a transverse wave. Trough
Vibrates the medium in the same direction in which the waves travels longitudinal
Particles are far apart on a longitudinal wave. rarefaction
The maximum distance the medium vibrates from the rest position amplitude
The distance between two corresponding parts of a wave wavelength
Waves bounced back after hitting a barrier reflection
Bending of waves due to change in speed refraction
The bending or spreading of waves as they move around a barrier or pass through an opening diffraction
Waves that required a medium mechanical
Are transverse wave radio
Wave passing through an object transmission
The time for once cycle or a complete motion that returns to its staring point period
Longitudinal waves that travel through a medium and cause your eardrum to vibrate sound
A wave that travel along the surface separating two media surface
The response of a standing wave to another wave of same frequency resonance
how fast an object moves speed
Electromagnetic ractiation . part of the Em spectrum light
Waves of energy traveling through rock seismic
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place Wave