Science Definitions Crossword

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Dec 4, 2016
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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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May 20, 2016
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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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Apr 9, 2016
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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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WAVES CROSSWORD

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Feb 2, 2017
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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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Mar 4, 2016
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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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waves Crossword

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Mar 20, 2016
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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

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Light Crossword

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Oct 17, 2016
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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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Feb 5, 2017
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a type of wave in which the disturbance moves at right angles, or perpendicular, to the direction in which the wave travels Transverse Wave
a disturbance that transfers energy form one place to another without requiring matter to move the entire distance Wave
the maximum distance that a disturbance causes a medium to move from its rest position; the distance between a crest or trough of a wave and line through the center of a wave Amplitude
the number of waves that pass a fixed point in a given amount of time, usually one second; the number of cycles per unit time Frequency
the highest point, or peak, of a wave Crest
the lowest point, or valley, of a wave Trough
a substance through which a wave moves Medium
the bending of a wave as it crosses the boundary between two mediums at an angle other than 90 degrees Refraction
the bouncing back of a wave after it strikes a barrier Reflection
the spreading out of waves as they pass through an opening or around the edges of an obstacle Diffraction
the part of the electromagnetic spectrum that consists of waves with frequencies higher than those of visible light and lower than those of x-rays Ultraviolet light
a type of wave in which the disturbance moves in the same direction that the wave travels Longitudinal Wave
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equal to the distance between the trough and the equilibrium position. Equilibrium Line

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Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

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Dec 19, 2016
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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

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Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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Dec 13, 2017
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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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Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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Apr 18, 2016
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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

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