# Unit 3 Vocab Crossword

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A traveling disturbance that carries energy from one place to another Wave
Highest point (peaks) of wave Crest
Lowest point of wave Trough
The greatest movement from rest. Found by measuring the distance from crest to crest or trough to trough Amplitude
The distance between 2 consecutive crests or troughs. Wavelength
Compression, rarefraction, amplitude Wave
The number of waves passing a point in a certain amount of time. Measured in hertz (Hz). Frequency
(Longitudinal /compressional, transverse, surface) waves that require a medium to travel through Mechanical Waves
Vibrates up and down or right to left. The motion of the medium is at right angles to the direction of the wave. Transverse Waves
Move in a circular motion. They're a combination of waves that move both ways. Suface Waves
Empty space- the absence of matter Vacuum
The bending of waves due to a change in speed Refraction
When a wave strikes a barrier and strikes back Reflection
_______ is the disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave. Sound Waves
Waves get _______ into the material; amplitude gets smaller and smaller. Absorption
The bending of waves around barriers or through an opening of a barrier. Diffraction
When 2 or more waves arrive at the same time and combine into one. Interference
_________ are transverse waves which only electromagnetic waves that are visible to the human eye Light Waves
The matter through which a mechanical wave travels through. Medium
Move in and out as a series of compressions or rarefractions. The motion of the medium is parallel to the direction of the wave. Longitudinal Waves
Light waves that don't require a medium to travel through. They travel through a vacuum. Electromagnetic Waves
The _______ is made up of transverse waves from gamma rays to radio waves. It's organized from the shortest to longest wavelength. EM Spectrum

## 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

## Waves Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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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 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

## waves Crossword

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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
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

## Waves and Wave Properties Crossword

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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

## 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

## Scientific Wave Terms Crossword

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a disturbance that transfers energy from place to place wave
a material through wich a wave travels medium
a repeated back-and-forth or up-and down motion vibration
waves that move the medium ina direction perpendicular, or at right angles, to the direction which it travels transverse wave
the highest part of a wave crest
the lowest part of a wave trough
waves that move the particles of the medium parellel to the direction in which the waves are traveling longitudinal wave
closer together parts of a wave compressions
farther apart areas of a wave rarefactions
the maxium distance the particles of the medium carrying the wave move away from their rest positions amplitude
the distance between two points on wave wavelength
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time frequency
how far the wave travels in given amount of time speed
an object hitting asurface through which it cannot pass and bounces back is reflection
bending of waves due to the change in speed refraction
a wave moving through an opening, causing it to bend and spread diffraction
when two waves meet interference

## 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

## Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

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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

## Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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For waves on the surface of the ocean or lakes wave
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