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A height of a wave crest or the depth of a wave trough, as measured from its rest position Amplitude
A type of wave that travels trough empty space and transfers energy from one place to another Light
Has the highest energy and frequency and the shortest wavelength portion of the electromagnetic spectrum Gamma rays
An object (eg. mirror) that curves inward Concave
Light passes through freely Transparent
occurs when light is blocked in specific areas Shadows
Allows no light to pass through Opaque
A model that shows light as a straight line or ray that shows the path as it travels including reflection off mirrors or refracting through lenses Ray Model of Light
Old model that light was fast moving tiny particles eventually absorbed by the eye Particle Model of Light
Allows some light to pass through but not all Translucent
The capacity to apply a force over a distance Energy
The number or repetitive motions, or oscillations, that occur in a given time Frequency
lowest point in a wave Trough
the matter waves travel through Medium
the method frequency is measured in HERTZ
Push or pull on an object Force
The level of water that has no waves Rest Position
When light waves strike an object and bounce off Reflectoin
A wave you can see VisibleLight
Pictures light travelling as a wave Wave Model Of Light
Range of colors of frequencies of visible light Spectrum
The bending/changing direction of a wave as it passes from one material to another Refraction
the ray that approaches a surface INCIDENT
The ray that bounces off a surface Reflected
imaginary line perpendicular to the surface being struck by light Normal
angle between incident ray and the normal line Angle of Incidence
angle between the reflected ray and the normal line Angle of Reflection
incident angle must equal the reflected angle Law of Reflection
Illusion formed by refraction of light through air Mirage
a property of a material which light passes through (The more dense the slower the light goes through) Optically Dense

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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

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Waves Crossword

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occurs when a wave bounces back after striking an object reflection
the point on the axis of a mirror lens throughwhich all incident light rays are focused focal point
maximum distance the wave vibrates from the rest position amplitude
the distance between the adjacent crests or compressions in a series of waves wavelength
result of more moves overlapping interference
curved transparent object that forms an image by refracting light lense
any disturbance that transmits energy through matter or space wave
bending waves around a barrier or through an opening diffraction
image through which light does not actually pass virtualimage
image through which light passes realimage
lens that is thicker in the middle than the edges convexlense
speed at whcih a wave travels wavespeed
the distance between a mirror lense through which all incident parallel rays are focused focallength
mirror that is curved outward convexmirror
mirror that is curved inward concavemirror
mirror with a flat surface planemirror
matter through which visible light is easily transmitted transparent
matter that transmits light but also scatters the light as it passes through matter translucent
number of waves produced in a given amount of time frequency
wave that forms from a stationary pattern in which portions of the waveare at rest position standingwave

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Light Crossword

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Light travels fastest in this. Vacuum
Light slows down when it goes through a denser object. refraction
The angle of ____________is the same as the angle of refelction. incidence
An object that creates light. luminous
Used to create rays of light to investigate reflection and refraciton. raybox
The unit of measurment of the speed of light __________ per second. metres
The type wave that light travels in. transverse
Used by people to detect light. eyes
Focuses light in the eye. lens
A dark area caused by an object blocking light. shadow
The imaginary line at right angles to the mirror. normal
The shape of a lens used to focus light to a point. convex
Lets all light through. transparent
Lets some light through. translucent

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WAVES CROSSWORD

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A DISTURBANCE THAT TRANSFERS ENERGY FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER WITHOUT TRANSFERRING MATTER WAVE
A WAVE THAT CAN ONLY TRAVEL THROUGH MATTER MECHANICAL WAVE
A MATERIAL IN WHICH WAVE TRAVEL MEDIUM
THE HIGHEST POINT ON A TRANSVERSE WAVE CREST
THE LOWEST POINT OF A TRANSVERSE WAVE TROUGH
A TRANSVERSE WAVE THAT CAN TRAVEL THROUGH EMPTY SPACE AND MATTER ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE
THE MAXIMUM DISTANCE A WAVE FROM ITS REST POSITION AMPLITUDE
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN ONE POINT ON A WAVE FIND THE NEAREST POINT JUST LIKE IT WAVELENGTH
THE NUMBER OF WAVELENGTHS THAT PASS BY A POINT EACH SECOND FREQUENCY
THE TRANSFER OF ENERGY FROM A WAVE TO THE MEDIUM THROUGH WHICH IT TRAVELS ABSORPTION
THE PASSAGE OF LIGHT THROUGH AN OBJECT TRANSMISSION
THE CHANGE IN DIRECTION OF A WAVE AS IT CHANGES SPEED IN MOVING FROM ONE MEDIUM TO ANOTHER REFLECTION
THE BOUNCING OF A WAVE OFF A SURFACE REFRACTION
THE CHANGE IN DIRECTION OF A WAVE WHEN IT TRAVELS BY THE EDGE OF AN OBJECT OR THROUGH DIFFRACTION
OCCURS WHEN WAVES OVERLAP AND COMBINE TO FORM AN NO WAVE INTERFERENCE

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Waves unit Crossword

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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

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Different Lenses Crossword

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curved surface that bends light by refraction lens
diverging lens convex
converging lens concave
point which all incident rays pass through focal point
light strikes a surface and comes back at a different angle reflection
bending of light rays refraction
path of a light ray optical axis
light striking a non-shiny surface diffuse reflection
a dispersive object prism
distance between object and ooptical element object distance
a lens to see outerspace telescope
a mirror or shiny surface creates this specular reflection
window glass transparent
frosted glass translucent
painted glass opaque
angle between incident ray and normal angle of incidence
angle between reflected light and normal angle of reflection
the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection law of reflection
an illusion created by light image
distance between the lens and focal point focal length

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Lights and Shadows Crossword

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to glow or to give off light at low temperatures, as in fireflies Luminescent
a material that does not let any light pass through Opaque
nature's display of the spectrum of colours produced by the dispersion of colours as light passes through droplets of water falling through the sky during a rainstorm Rainbow
to bounce off a surface, as in light bouncing off a mirror. Reflect
the bending of a light ray as it passes from one medium to another Refraction
a dark image or figure cast on the ground or some surface by an object blocking incoming light Shadow
a material that allows some light to pass through but scatters the light in the process so that images are not clear (i.e. frosted glass) Translucent
a material that lets light pass through it so that objects can be seen clearly on the other side Transparent
a three-sided length of glass. Light passing through it is refracted separating the colour of white light into a spectrum of colours. Prism
a form of energy that is emitted by the sun or by a chemical reaction to which the eye is sensitive. Light

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Physics Wave Crossword Puzzle

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the maximum distance a point is moved from its rest position when a wave passes through amplitude
part of a longitudinal wave where the particles in the medium are pushed together compression
the highest part of a wave crest
the number of times something occurs in a given period of time frequency
wave in which the motion of the medium is in the same direction as the wave longitudinal wave
substance through which waves can travel; plural of medium is media medium
the time required for one full wave to pass a location period
part of a longitudinal wave where the particles in the medium are spread apart rare fraction
the lowest part of a wave trough
a wave in which the motion of the medium is perpendicular to the direction of the wave transverse wave
a repeating motion that travels through a medium wave
the distance between neighboring crests, neighboring troughs, or any other neighboring equivalent points of a wave wave length
the distance a wave travels in a given amount of time; equal to the product of a wave's frequency (f) and its wavelength (λ) wave speed
deflection (bouncing) of a wave by a surface the wave cannot pass through; echos, mirror images, etc. reflection
the bending (change in speed and direction) of a wave as it passes at an angle between media of different densities refraction
the spreading and bending of waves as they move around a barrier or pass through an opening diffraction
A pulse is a single disturbance that moves through a medium from one point to the next point wave pulse
the change in frequency of a wave (or other periodic event) for an observer moving relative to its source Doppler effect
What happens when two waves interact - can either be constructive (waves add) or destructive (cancel each other out either partially or completely) Interference
What happens when two waves interact - can either be constructive (waves add) or destructive (cancel each other out either partially or completely) resonance

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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

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Science Light Crossword

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an object that reflects all the light that lands on it mirror
a word that desribes an object that does not allow light to pass through opaque
the thinnest peice of light lightray
occurs when light rays bounce off an object reflection
occurs when light rays travel from one medium to another refraction
an imaginary line at right angles to the mirror normal
a surface that curves like the exterior or a circle ( inwards ) concave
a surface that curves like the exterior of a circle ( outwards ) convex
light hitting a mirror incidentray
light bouncing off a mirror reflectionray
a form of energy light
a word that describes an object that light energy passes through transparent
occurs when light is taken into anbject absorption

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