Waves,sound,and light  Crossword
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is a lens that possesses at least one surface that curves inwards
involve the transport of energy without the transport of matte
s a wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium.
oscillates perpendicular to the axis along which the wave travels
is a region in a longitudinal wave where the particles are closest together.
hat are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity
the maximum extent of a vibration or oscillation, measured from the position of equilibrium.
distance between one peak or crest of a wave and the next peak or crest.
common unit of frequency is the hertz (Hz), corresponding to one crest per second.
The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters.
typically accompanied by interference between the wave forms produced.
he process in which two or more light, sound, or electromagnetic waves of the same frequency combine to reinforce or cancel each other
is the characteristic of a sound that is primarily a psycho-physiological correlate of physical strength (amplitude).
a sound is determined by the rate of vibration, or frequency, of the sound wave.
a sound or series of sounds caused by the reflection of sound waves from a surface back to the listener.
an increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, or other waves as the source and observer move toward (or away from) each other
a typical example: "the science or art of ordering tones or sounds in succession, in combination, and in temporal relationships
which a system oscillates when not subjected to a continuous or repeated external force.
ncrease in amplitude of oscillation of an electric
ncrease in amplitude of oscillation of an electric
that is a part of the harmonic series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it.
series above a fundamental note and may be heard with it.
prolongaprolongation of a sound; resonance.
vibrates in response to sound waves; the tympanic membrane.
one of the waves that are propagated by simultaneous periodic variations of electric and magnetic field intensity
energy that travels by waves or particles, particularly electromagnetic radiation such as heat or x-rays.
an electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication
light rays which are longer than light but shorter than radio waves. Electromagnetic radiation with a wavelength between
a form of electromagnetic (EM) radiation, as are radio waves, infrared radiation, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and microwaves.
in the part of the electromagnetic spectrum where wavelengths are just shorter than those of ordinary, visible violet light but longer than those of x-rays.
stream of such photons used for their penetrating power in radiography, radiology, radiotherapy, and scientific research.
penetrating electromagnetic radiation of a kind arising from the radioactive decay of atomic nuclei.
a high-frequency electromagnetic wave modulated in amplitude or frequency to convey a signal.
system of satellites, computers, and receivers that is able to determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by calculating the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver.
he range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromagnetic radiation extends.
the range of wavelengths

Waves unit Crossword

Waves unit Crossword
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how fast an object moves
A wave in which the particles vibrate at right angles to the direction of wave
Part of the Em spectrum . Electromagnetic radiation
material that carries waves ; solid ,liquid and gas
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place
A wave in which the particles move parallel to the path of the wave
waves caused by vibrations that are transmitted through matter. example of longitudinal
maximum displacement from rest position ; shows the amount of energy
the part of a longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are close together
highest point of a wave
Lowest point of a wave
the time it takes for one cycle
the part of longitudinal wave where the particles of the medium are far apart
a change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacles or an edge , such as an opening
occurs when a wave bounces off a surface that it cannot pass through; upside down
a wave that require a medium to travel
the distance between one crest or trough of a wave and next
waves of energy traveling through rock
electromagnetic waves used for communication on computers , phones ,etc.
the number of complete waves that pass a given point in a certain amount of time

Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword
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For waves on the surface of the ocean or lakes
This article is about the scalar physical quantity
a measurement that indicates the movement or vibration of something (such as a sound wave or a radio wave)
Frequency is the number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time
In physics, the wavelength of a sinusoidal wave is the spatial period of the wave—the distance over which the wave's shape repeats,
the lowest turning point of a wave cycle
A crest is a point on the wave where the displacement of the medium is at a maximum.
A transverse wave is a moving wave that consists of oscillations occurring perpendicular to the direction of energy transfer.
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.
the point or place where something begins or is created
Infrared (IR) is invisible radiant energy,
Radio waves are a type of electromagnetic radiation with wavelengths in the electromagnetic spectrum longer than infrared light.
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.
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]
Visible light waves are the only electromagnetic waves we can see
Space void of matter.
is a form of electromagnetic radiation
a type of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma-rays
pertaining to, or produced by electromagnetism.

Waves and Sound Crossword

Waves and Sound Crossword
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A means of transferring energy from one point to another
Particles on the wave vibrate perpendicular to the direction that the wave is moving
Particles on these waves vibrate parallel to the direction that the wave is moving (through a series of compressions and rarefactions)
Require a medium to travel through (Ex: water waves and sound waves) 
Do not require a medium (ex: light and radio waves)
The distance from a point on one wave to the identical point on the next wave (crest to crest)
The number of waves passing each second; it is measured in Hertz
Maximum displacement of a wave from the rest position or the size of the wave or how large the wave is
Waves will bounce off barriers an angle equal to the angle they strike the barrier
Bending of a wave as it passes at an angle into another medium
Bending of waves around barriers (this occurs to a greater degree with longer waves such as sound)
Waves add as they meet
The waves partly or completely cancel as they pass
Change in frequency is heard when the source of sound and the person receiving the sound are in relative motion
material through which a wave travels
Unit of measurement for frequency
a disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave
perception of the frequency of sound
The high point of a wave.
The low point of a wave

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword
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Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the longest wavelength
Distance from a center line to the top of a crest or the bottom of a trough
The distance between crests of a wave
Allows us to see the colors of the stars
Detect wavelengths emitted from hot stars
Our biggest evidence that the universe is expanding and the big bang happened
A theory our universe began as a single atom and began a violent expansion at the speed of light
Helps us detect black holes
Detects what an item is made up of
Part of the electromagnetic spectrum that has the highest frequency
Form of energy that is all around us and takes many forms
Range of all types of radiation.
These detect infrared rays of heat
One Earth Year
Number of waves passing a point in a certain time.
Energy being emitted from a source

Unit 3 Light Crossword Puzzle

Unit 3 Light Crossword Puzzle
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An emission spectrum that consists of a continuum of wavelengths.
A spectrum of the electromagnetic radiation emitted by a source
A spectrum of electromagnetic radiation transmitted through a substance, showing dark lines or bands due to absorption of specific wavelengths.
An opaque object that emits thermal radiation.
An objective comparative measure of hot or cold.
Energy that spontaneously passes between a system and its surroundings in some way other than through work or the transfer of matter.
The number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit time.
An increase (or decrease) in the frequency of sound, light, or other waves as the source and observer move toward (or away from) each other.
The branch of science concerned with the investigation and measurement of spectra produced when matter interacts with or emits electromagnetic radiation.
The lowest temperature that is theoretically possible
The process by which heat or electricity is directly transmitted through a substance when there is a difference of temperature or of electrical potential between adjoining regions, without movement of the material.
The movement caused within a fluid by the tendency of hotter and therefore less dense material to rise, and colder, denser material to sink under the influence of gravity, which consequently results in transfer of heat.
The emission of energy as electromagnetic waves or as moving subatomic particles, especially high-energy particles that cause ionization
The distance between successive crests of a wave
Can be characterized by either the frequency or wavelength of their oscillations, which determines their position in the electromagnetic spectrum
The bending of a wave when it enters a medium where its speed is different
States that the black body radiation curve for different temperatures peaks at a wavelength inversely proportional to the temperature.
It is defined such that the triple point of water is exactly 273.16 K.
A scale and unit of measurement for temperature
A temperature scale based on one proposed in 1724
Measure of its change over a single period
Refers to visible light
Top of wave in wavelength
Bottom of wave in wavelength
A condition that is not limited to a specific set of values but can vary infinitely within a continuum.
3.0*10^8
A physical constant that is the quantum of action, central in quantum mechanics.

Chapter 18 Vocabulary Crossword

Chapter 18 Vocabulary Crossword
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having a wavelength just greater than that of the red end of the visible light spectrum but less than that of microwaves. Infrared radiation has a wavelength from about 800 nm to 1 mm, and is emitted particularly by heated objects is what type of wave ?
a wave of energy with a frequency within the electromagnetic spectrum, generated by the periodic fluctuation of an electromagnetic field resulting from the acceleration or oscillation of an electric charge. Electromagnetic waves can be reflected, refracted, and polarized, and exhibit interference and diffraction effects which is what type of wave ?
energy emitted as waves, usually electromagnetic waves, through space or some other medium is what type of energy ?
the range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromagnetic radiation extends, is what type of spectrum ?
an electromagnetic wave of a frequency between about 104 and 1011 or 1012 Hz, as used for long-distance communication is a ?
The visible spectrum is the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum that is visible to the human eye. Electromagnetic radiation in this range of wavelengths is called visible light or simply light. A typical human eye will respond to wavelengths from about 390 to 700 nm, which is ?
UV radiation: Ultraviolet radiation. Invisible rays that are part of the energy that comes from the sun, can burn the skin, and cause skin cancer. UV radiation is made up of three types of rays -- ultraviolet A (UVA), ultraviolet B (UVB), and ultraviolet C (UVC) all of these examples are what types of radiation ?
an electromagnetic wave of high energy and very short wavelength, which is able to pass through many materials opaque to light is what exactly ?
penetrating electromagnetic radiation of a kind arising from the radioactive decay of atomic nuclei are what type of rays ?
a high-frequency electromagnetic wave modulated in amplitude or frequency to convey a signal is which type of wave ?
an accurate worldwide navigational and surveying facility based on the reception of signals from an array of orbiting satellites is what ?

PROPERTIES OF WAVES VOCABULARY Crossword

PROPERTIES OF WAVES VOCABULARY Crossword
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a measure of its change over a single period
the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure)
each the top of (something such as a hill or wave).
the frequency or wavelength of their oscillations which determines their position in the electromagnetic spectrum
the rate at which a vibration occurs that constitutes a wave, either in a material (as in sound waves)
a wave vibrating in the direction of propagation.
a wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium
the intervening substance through which impressions are conveyed to the senses or a force acts on objects at a distance.
diminution in the density of something, especially air or a gas. MEDICINE
a wave vibrating at right angles to the direction of its propagation.
a channel used to convey a liquid.
The distance between adjacent peaks (or adjacent troughs) on a wave .
the distance between successive crests of a wave, especially points in a sound wave or electromagnetic wave.

Energy in the Earth's Atmosphere, Waves, and Heat Transfer Crossword

Energy in the Earth's Atmosphere, Waves, and Heat Transfer Crossword
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The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves.
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of fluid.
The distance from the rest position to the crest position which is half the vertical distance from a trough to a crest.
Waves that transfer electric and magnetic energy through the vacuum of space and that include radio waves, infrared, visible light, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma rays.
The size of a surface wave.
The transfer of thermal energy from one object to another because of a difference in temperature.
Stored Energy
The circulation of a fluid as it alternatively heats up and cools down.
The direct transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another that it is touching.
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are shorter then visible light but longer than x-rays.
The quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it; the degree of highness or lowness of a tone.
The distance between successive crests of a wave, especially points in a sound wave or electromagnetic wave.
Energy of Motion.
Electromagnetic waves with wavelengths that are longer than visible light but shorter than microwaves.
The total energy of motion in the particles of a substance.
The process by which heat is trapped in the atmosphere by gases that form a "blanket" around Earth.
The number of waves passing a point in a certain time. Usually measured in a wave per second and in the unit of hertz (Hz).

Chapter 5: Electromagnetic Waves Crossword

Chapter 5: Electromagnetic Waves Crossword
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a transverse wave that involves the transfer of electric and magnetic energy
the energy that electromagnetic waves transfer through matter or space
the light that passes through
light can cause an electron to move so much it is knocked out of the metal
a packet of light energy
the complete range of electromagnetic waves placed in order of increasing frequency
elelectromagnetic waves with the longest wave lengths and lowest frequencies
shorter wavelengths and higher frequencies
uses reflected microwaves to detect objects and measure their distance and speed
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths shorter than those of microwaves
an image that shows reigons of different temperatures in different colors
electromagnetic waves that you can see
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths just shorter than those of visible light
electromagnetic waves with wavelengths just shorter than ultraviolet rays
electromagnetic waves with the shortest wavelengths and the highest frequancies
a method of broadcasting signals by changing the amplitude of a wave
a method of broadcasting signals by changing the frequency of a wave

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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
EM waves with frequencies between microwaves and visible light
electromagnetic waves with the lowest frequencies
the range of all electromagnetic frequencies
a type of wave that does not require a medium to travel; a disturbance that transfers energy through a field
EM waves with frequencies above visible light and below x-rays
EM waves with frequencies between ultraviolet light and gamma rays
electromagnetic waves with the highest frequencies
the passage of a wave through a medium
a tool that uses refraction to separate the wavelengths that make up light
the part of the EM spectrum that human eyes can see
EM waves that are used in radar and cell phones