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Waves and Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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For waves on the surface of the ocean or lakes wave
This article is about the scalar physical quantity enegry
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
a type of electromagnetic radiation, as are radio waves, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and gamma-rays microwaves
pertaining to, or produced by electromagnetism. electromagnetic

Hydrology Word Search

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Eutrophication
Desalination
Cave
Wavelength
Salinity
Wave height
Breaker
Groundwater
Water table
Geyser
Groundwater
Abyssal plains
Bathymetry
Condensation
Continental glaciers
Continental shelf
Continental slope
Current
Evaporation
Guyot
High tide
Hydrosphere
Island
Low tide
Mis océan ridge
Neap tide
Permeable
Precipatation
Run off
Salt water
Seamount
Spring
Spring tide
Stalactites
Stalagmites
Surface currents
Tidal range
Tide
Transpiration
Water cycle

Science Vocabulary Wordsearch

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Water Cycle
Precipitation
Ground Water
Sonar
Continental Shelf
Continental Slope
Abyssal Plain
Trench
Wave
Longshore Drift
Rip Current
Groin
tides
Spring Tides
Neap Tides
Salinity
Current
Coriolis Effect
Climate
El Nino
La Nina
upwelling

Electromagnetic Spectrum Crossword

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

Simple Harmonic Motion Crossword

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The highest point Crest
Maximum displacement amplitude
Time taken for one complete oscillation period
Number of oscillations in unit time frequency
The length of a complete wave wavelength
The force , that brings the object to its equilibrium position restoring force
A back and forth vibration simple harmonic motion
Simple harmonic motion graphs are similar to this function cosine
A system that undergoes simple harmonic motion simple pendulum
This is a property of a spring spring constant

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

Tsunamis Word Search

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gigantic
encounter
amplitude
submerge
devastate
cataclysm
earthquake
southeast asia
Indonesia
wavelength
energy
tidal wave
seismic wave
tide
tsunami
magnitude

Waves Crossword

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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

Physics: Wave Vocabulary Crossword

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wave oscillation
_______ motion, wave motion periodic
time to complete one wave or cycle period
height of crest above midline amplitude
simple ________ motion harmonic
famous for studies of waves and springs hooke
swings back and forth pendulum
oscillation wave
one longitudinal push pulse
up and down wave, like water transverse
sound wave type longitudinal
bottom of wave trough
distance between crests wavelength
waves per second frequency
________ wave, doesn't move standing
bending light through glass or prism refraction

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