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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

sound wave crossword puzzle

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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 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

Sound Crossword

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A measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be Pitch
The most common unit used to measure loudness decibel
A physical environment in which a phenomena occur Medium
A longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that travels through a medium Sound wave
complete back-and-forth motion of an object vibration
An observed change in the frequency of a wave when the source or observer is moving Doppler Effect
Hearing loss. Causes ringing in the ear Tinnitus
Sounds that are too high for people to hear Ultrasonic Frequency
A measure of how well a sound can be heard Loudness
A device that graphs sound waves Oscilloscope

Sound crossword puzzle

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All sound waves require a.. Medium
Sound travels fastest through a.. Solid
What are the 3 parts of the ear? Outer,middle,inner
The cooler the medium the ____ speed Slower
The hotter the medium the ______ speed Faster
Pitch is determined by what of a sound wave Frequency
What is the change in frequency or sound as the source and the observer move closer Doppler effect
What do decibels do Express loudness
How many decibels are in a whisper Twenty
120 decibels or higher is known to be.. Very damaging

WAVES, SOUND, AND LIGHT Word Search

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amplitude
decibel
diffraction
doppler effect
echo
electromagnetic wave
frequency
interference
longitudinal wave
medium
pitch
reflection
refraction
resonance
sound wave
standing wave
transverse wave
wave
wave length
wave speed

Waves vocabulary Crossword

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Distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave wavelength
Maximum distance that particles of a wave's medium vibrate from their rest position amplitude
Disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave sound
Electromagnetic radiation that lies within the visible range light
Bouncing back of a wave when it hits a surface through which it can't pass reflection
Number of wavelengths that pass a given point in one second; measured in Hz frequency
Bending of a wave as it passes at an angle from one medium to another refraction
Combination of two waves that results in one wave Interference
Bending of a wave as it moves around an obstacle or passes through a narrow opening diffraction
Physical environment in which phenomena occur medium
Observed change in the frequency (pitch) of a wave when the source or observer is moving Doppler Effect
Transverse waves that transfer electrical and magnetic energy and doesn't require a medium Electromagnetic Wave
Wave that requires a medium through which to travel mechanical wave
Vibrations that travel through Earth carrying the energy released during an earthquake Seismic wave
Wave in which particles of the medium vibrate parallel to the direction of the wave motion longitudinal wave
Wave where particles of the medium moves perpendicularly to the direction the wave is traveling transverse wave

Science - Light & Sound Crossword

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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, 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

Waves,sound,and light Crossword

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

Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

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Description

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