Science Crossword (Chapter 5)
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Old model that light was fast moving tiny particles eventually absorbed by the eye
A model that represents light as a straight line or ray that indicates the light path as it travels including reflection off mirrors or refracting through lenses
light passes through freely
allows only some light to pass through
allowing no light to pass through
Occurs when light is blocked in specific areas
When light strikes a surface and bounces off
the ray that approaches a surface
imaginary line perpendicular to the surface being struck by light
angle between the incident ray and the normal line
Angle between the reflected ray and the normal line
incident angel must equal the reflected angle
when a wave or ray changes speed and direction as it passes from one material to another
illusion formed by refraction of light through air
a property of a material which light passes through. The more dense the slower the light passes through.
when light is trapped in an objects as heat
when light passes through a material
an object that curves inward
an object that curves outward
light rays that are coming together at a focal point
Light rays that spread apart
Where light rays meet at a certain point
A flat smooth mirror
curved piece of transparent material

Different Lenses Crossword

Different Lenses Crossword
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curved surface that bends light by refraction
diverging lens
converging lens
point which all incident rays pass through
light strikes a surface and comes back at a different angle
bending of light rays
path of a light ray
light striking a non-shiny surface
a dispersive object
distance between object and ooptical element
a lens to see outerspace
a mirror or shiny surface creates this
window glass
frosted glass
painted glass
angle between incident ray and normal
angle between reflected light and normal
the angle of incidence equals the angle of reflection
an illusion created by light
distance between the lens and focal point

Refraction and Lenses Crossword

Refraction and Lenses Crossword
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Description

is an increase or decrease in size of an image produced by an optical system compared to the true size
a transparent refracting device that is thicker in the middle than at the edges
a transparent refracting device that is thinner in the middle than at the edges
the separation of light into its spectrum
concave on both sides
convex on both sides
light rays coming out of it come together at a point – they converge
causes a beam of parallel rays to diverge after refraction, as from a virtual image
images that are formed in locations where light does not actually reach
an image that is located in the plane of convergence for the light rays
refracting and focusing light so that objects appear clearly
distance of an object that is placed from the point of an incidence on the mirror
distance from the point of incidence of the mirror to the image
a convex lens that is used to make a magnified image of an object
bending of a wave when it enters a medium where its speed is different
can calculate the image distance for either real or virtual images and for either positive on negative lenses
point at where rays or waves meet after reflection or refraction
a technique for generating an image by tracing the path of light
angle of reflection equals the angle of incidence
the distance between the lens and the image sensor when the subject is in focus

Waves Crossword

Waves Crossword
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Description

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

Reflection and Mirrors Crossword

Reflection and Mirrors Crossword
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Description

a source of light rays
combination of points produce by light rays from an object
straight Line perpindicular to a spherical mirror that divides it in half
Diverging light rays produce this
light rays are reflected in parallel
flat smooth surface from which light is reflected
The scattering of light off arough surface
The reflective surface has edges that curve toward the observer
incident light rays that are parallel to the principal axis converge after reflecting from the mirror
reflective surface that has edges that curve away fro the obsever
formed by the converging of light rays

Mirrors and Lenses Crossword

Mirrors and Lenses Crossword
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Description

The behavior of light
A device that generates an intense beam of coherent monochromatic light
A reflective surface
A piece of glass or other transparent substance
The point at which rays or waves meet after reflection or refraction
Surface of light, heat, and sound
Phenomenon of light and radio waves
Electromagnetic radiation
The angle that an incident of line or rays make
Deals with light and vision
Wavelength that is greater than visible light
Process or state of diverging
An outline or surface curved outward like a circle or sphere
An outline or surface that curves inward like a cirlce or sphere
Coming together from different directions until they eventually meet

Light Crossword

Light Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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

Science Definitions Crossword

Science Definitions Crossword
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A height of a wave crest or the depth of a wave trough, as measured from its rest position
A type of wave that travels trough empty space and transfers energy from one place to another
Has the highest energy and frequency and the shortest wavelength portion of the electromagnetic spectrum
An object (eg. mirror) that curves inward
Light passes through freely
occurs when light is blocked in specific areas
Allows no light to pass through
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
Old model that light was fast moving tiny particles eventually absorbed by the eye
Allows some light to pass through but not all
The capacity to apply a force over a distance
The number or repetitive motions, or oscillations, that occur in a given time
lowest point in a wave
the matter waves travel through
the method frequency is measured in
Push or pull on an object
The level of water that has no waves
When light waves strike an object and bounce off
A wave you can see
Pictures light travelling as a wave
Range of colors of frequencies of visible light
The bending/changing direction of a wave as it passes from one material to another
the ray that approaches a surface
The ray that bounces off a surface
imaginary line perpendicular to the surface being struck by light
angle between incident ray and the normal line
angle between the reflected ray and the normal line
incident angle must equal the reflected angle
Illusion formed by refraction of light through air
a property of a material which light passes through (The more dense the slower the light goes through)

Mirrors and Lenses Crossword

Mirrors and Lenses Crossword
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Crossword
Description

A measure of how much a ray of light bends when it enters that material
a concave lens can only produce ______________
an object positions determines whether a convex lens forms a __________ or a virtual image
when parallel rays of light hit a smooth surface
an image of a distant object caused by refraction of light
an upright image that forms where light seems to come from
a mirror with a surface that curves inward
the point at which rays parallel to the optical axis meet
images formed by __________ are always smaller than the object
a flat sheet of glass that has a smooth, silver colored coating on one side
a lens that is thinner in the center than the edges
an imaginary line that divides a mirror in half
when a parallel ray of light hit a bumpy surface
a lens thicker in the center than the edges
a curved piece of glass or other transparent material
a copy of a image formed by a reflected or refracted rays of light

Light and Optics Crossword

Light and Optics  Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Light is a form of
Light travels in __________ lines
Light traveling at an angle from one medium to another is called
Light changing direction when contacting a surface is known as
Rays reflected in parallel form a ___________ reflection
Rays reflected in a scattered patter form a _______________ reflection
Materials that do not allow any light to pass through it
materials that allow some light to pass through them
Materials that allow all light to pass through them
electricity traveling through a filament
electricity running through a glass tube filled with gas
Species that create their own light using a chemical reaction
energy stored in cells and released later
Objects that produce their own light
Objects that do not produce their own light
produces light without wasting energy as heat
a mirror that curves inwards
a mirror the curves outwards
a flat mirror
angle of ________________= angle of reflection

Science Light Crossword

Science Light Crossword
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Crossword
Description

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