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Description

the bouncing of light off an object REFLECTION
the bending of the path of light when it moves from one kind of matter to another REFRACTION
the stopping of light when it his a wall or other opaque ABSORBTION
reflecting or absorbing all light; no image can be seen OPAQUE
allowing some light to pass through; blurry image can be seen TRANSLUCENT
allows most light to pass through; clear image can be seen TRANSPARENT
a solid object that bends light; not a lens PRISM
the range of light energy that people can see VISIBLE SPECTRUM
a vibration you can hear SOUND
the area of a sound wave where the air is pushed together COMPRESSION
quickly moving areas of high and low pressure SOUND WAVE
the greatest distance from the top of a sound wave to the bottom of the wave, the more energy a wave carries, the greater the amplitude AMPLITUDE
the distance in a straight line from one place on a ripple to the same place on the next ripple WAVELENGTH
the measure of the amount of sound energy reaching your ears LOUDNESS
the measure of how high or low the sound is PITCH
the speed t which a sound travels SPEED OF SOUND
a sound reflection ECHO
a large, quick air pressure increase followed by a large quick decrease, an object moving faster than the speed of sound does this, so we hear a large BOOM when it happens SONIC BOOM
the change in frequency & pitch as a source of sound waves moving towards you or away you DOPPLER EFFECT
the part of a sound wave where molecules are spread apart RAREFACTION
the part of the sound wave where the molecules are close together COMPRESSION
the number of times an object vibrates per second FREQUENCY
a unit for measuring loudness DECIBEL

Waves and Sound Crossword

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Crossword
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

Light and sound Crossword

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Crossword
Description

What is the boucing of light? Reflection
It is the bending of the path of light when it moves from one kind of matter to another Refraction
The stoping of light when it hits the wall is? Absorption
What is reflecting or absorbing all light; no image can be seen Opaque
It allows some light to pass through; blurry image can be seen. Translucent
What allows most light to pass throgh; clear image can be seen Trasparent
It is a soild object that bends light; not a lens Prism
What is the range of light that people can see is? Visible spectrum
A vibration you can hear is? Sound
What is the area of a sound wave where the air is pused together? Compression
It is quickly moving in the areas of high and low pressures. Sound waves
What is the greatest distance from the top of a sound wave to the bottom of the wave. The more energy a wave carries, the greater its amplitude. Amplitude
It is the distance in a straight line from one place on a ripple to the same place on the next ripple. Wavelenghth
What is the measure of the amount of sound energy reaching your ears? Loudness
It is the measure of how high or low the sound is. Pitch
What is the speed at which a sound wave travels? Speed of sound
It is a sound reflection. Echo
What is a large, quick air pressure increase followed by a large quick decrease. An object moving faster than the speed of sound dose this. We hear a large "BOOM" when this happens. Sonic boom
It is the change in frequency and pitch as a source of sound waves moves toward or away from you. Doppler effect
What is the part of a sound wave where the molecules are spread apart? Rarefraction
Itis the part of a sound wave where that molecules are close together. Compression
What is the number of times an object viberates per second? Frequency
It is a unit for measuring loudness. Decible

sound and light crossword

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Crossword
Description

the bouncing of light off an object reflection
the binding path of light when it moves one kind of matter to the other refraction
the stopping of light when it hits a solid or opaqe object absorption
reflecting or obsorbing all light, no image can be seen opaque
allowing some light to pass through, blurry image can be seen translucent
allows most light to pass through, clear image can be seen transparent
a solid object that bends light,not a lens prism
the range of light energy that people can see visible spectrum
a vibration that you can here sound
the area of sound were the molecules are pushed together compression
quickly moving areas of high and low pressure sound wave
the distance in a straight line one place one a ripple to the next place on a ripple wave length
the mesurement of sound that reaches your ears loudness
the mesurement of how high or low a sound is pitch
the speed at witch sound travels speed of sound
a sound reflection echo

Waves Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Waves, Sound, And Light Crossword

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Crossword
Description

How is sound used to help humans? find-objects
What is the hight of wave, loudness of sound? Amplitude
The higher the frequency, the higher the sound what is it called? Pitch
The bending of a wave as it passes between 2 substances Refraction
Changes in directions of a wave when it hits a barrier or obstacle. Diffraction
How can we tell there has been a transfer of energy? medium-vibrates
How many colors are there in the electromagnetic spectrum? seven
How does the medium through which light travels affect it's speed in a solid? slowest
How does the medium through which light travels affect it's speed in a vacumm? Fastest
How does energy travel through a solid? Fastest
How does energy travel through a vacumm? doesnt
How is sound produced? vibration
How do seismic waves travel? Outward
How does changing the position of a moving object change it's sound? Doppler-effect
2 waves overlapping making a larger sound wave. Constructive

Sound Waves Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

a measure of how high or low a sound is percieved to be depending on frequency of the sound wave pitch
the most common unit is used to measure loudness (symbol, ab) decibel
a longitudinal wave is caused by vibrations and that travels through a material medium sound wave
a physical environment in which phenomena occurs medium
an observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving doppler effect
the extent to which a sound can be heard loudness
move back and forth vibration
how loud a sound seems volume
how fast an object is vibrating frequency
shows how loud the sound is amplitude

The Energy Of Waves Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a phenomenon that occurs when two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency; the sound produced by one object cause the other object to vibrate Resonance
a wave in which the particles of the medium vibrates parallel to the direction of the wave motion Longitudinal Wave
a wave in which the particles of the medium move perpendicularly to the direction of the wave is traveling Transverse Wave
the combination of two or more waves that result in a single wave Interference
a bouncing back of a ray of light,sound,or heat when the ray hits a surface that it does not go through Reflection
is a substance through which a wave can travel Medium
a change in the direction of a wave which the wave finds an obstacle or an edge, such as a opening diffraction
is the distance between any two crest or compressions next to each other in a wave Wavelength
a pattern of vibration that simulates a wave that is standing still standing waves
the maximum distance that the particles of a wave's medium vibrate from their rest positon Amplitude
the number of waves produced in a given amount of time Frequency
the bending of a wave as the wave passes between two substances in which the speed of the wave differs Refraction
is any disturbance that transmit energy through matter or empty space Wave
the speed at which a wave travels through a medium Wave Speed

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 unit Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Type
Crossword
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