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The unit of frequency (4) hertz
The unit of volume (7) decibel
Space without any particles (6) vacuum
Sound waves with a frequency higher than can be heard by a human (10) ultrasound
Sound waves with a frequency lower than can be heard by a human (10) infrasound
All waves carry this (6) energy
The part of the ear that changes vibrations into electrical impulses (7) cochlea
A thin membrane inside the ear that vibrates when sound reaches it (7) eardrum
Finding prey or obstacles by emitting sounds and listening for the echoes (12) echolocation
A machine for finding the depth of the sea or finding fish by sending sound waves and listening for the echoes (5) sonar
A wave where the particles vibrate in the same direction as the wave is travelling (12) longitudinal
A wave where the particles vibrate at right angles to the direction the wave is travelling (10) transverse
The higher the frequency, the higher the ___________ of the sound (5) pitch
The higher the amplitude, the higher the ______________ of the sound (6) volume
Sound travels fastest in ________ (6) solids

Sound and hearing Word Search

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ringing
buzzing
listening
energy
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high
vibrate
pitch
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volume
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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

Sound Waves Crossword

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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

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

Sound and Light Crossword

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Crossword
Description

a longitudinal wave that is caused by vibrations and that travels through a material medium Soundwave
a measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be, depending on the frequency of the sound wave Pitch
slow vibrations of frequencies lower than 20 Hz Infrasound
any sound wave with frequencies higher than 20,000 Hz Ultrasound
a phenomenon that occurs when two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency; the sound produced by one object causes the other object to vibrate Resonance
sound navigation and ranging, a system that uses acoustic signals and returned echoes to determine the location of objects or to communicate Sonar
a unit or quantum of light; a particle of electromagnetic radiation that has zero rest mass and carries a quantum of energy Photon
in physical science, the rate at which energy flows through a given area of space Intensity
radio detection and ranging, a system that uses reflected radio waves to determine the velocity and location of objects Radar
a line in space that matches the direction of the flow of radiant energy Light ray
an image from which light rays appear to diverge, even though they are not actually focused there; a virtual image cannot be projected on a screen Virtual image
an image that is formed by the intersection of light rays; a real image can be projected on a screen (563) Real image
a transparent object that refracts light waves such that they converge or diverge to create an image Lens
the increase of an object's apparent size by using lenses or mirrors Magnification
in optics, a system that consists of two or more plane surfaces of a transparent solid at an angle with each other Prism
in optics, the process of separating a wave (such as white light) of different frequencies into its individual component waves (the different colors) Dispersion

Sound Waves Crossword

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Crossword
Description

A wave that is an oscillation of matter, and therefore transfers energy through a medium. Mechanical wave
The materials or empty space through which signals, waves or forces pass Medium
A comb or tuft of feathers, fur, or skin on the head of a bird or other animal Crest
waves of the electromagnetic field, propagating (radiating) through space carrying electromagnetic radiant energy Electromagnetic wave
The time needed for one complete cycle of vibration to pass a given point Period
A wave vibrating at right angles to the direction of its propagation Transverse wave
The rate at which something occurs or is repeated over a particular period of time or in a given sample Frequency
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
The throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it Reflection
A particle representing a quantum of light or other electromagnetic radiation Photon
The process by which a beam of light or other system of waves is spread out as a result of passing through a narrow aperture or across an edge Diffraction
Change in direction of propagation of any wave as a result of its traveling at different speeds at different points along the wave front Refraction
The quality of being intense Intensity
A wave of compression and rarefaction Sound wave
The quality of a sound governed by the rate of vibrations producing it Pitch
Sound waves with frequencies below the lower limit of human audibility Infrasound
Sound or other vibrations having an ultrasonic frequency Ultra sound
A system for detecting the presence, direction, distance, and speed of aircraft, ships, and other objects Radar

Waves,sound,and light Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Chapter 10 Sound Crossword

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Crossword
Description

is a tough membrane about 0.1 mm thick that transmits sound from the outer ear to the middle ear. Eardrum
is a spiral-shaped structure that is filled with liquid and contains tiny hair cells. Cochlea
is the amount of energy that passes through a certain area in a specific amount of time. Intensity
is the human perception of sound volume and primarily depends on sound intensity. Loudness
Abbreviated dB, is a unit of sound intensity. Decibel
is how high of low a sound seems to be. Pitch
is the change in wave frequency due to a wave source moving relative to an observer or an observer moving relative to a wave source. Doppler effect
is any collection of collection of sounds that are deliberately used in a regular pattern. Music
describes the differences between sounds of the same pitch and loudness. Sound quality
is a vibration whose frequencies is a multiple of the fundamental frequency. Overtone
is a hollow chamber filled with air that amplifies sound when the air inside of it vibrates. Resonator
is the study of sound. acoustics
is the process of locating objects by emitting sounds and then interpreting the sound waves that are reflected from objects. Echolocation
is a system that uses the reflection of underwater sound waves to detect objects. Sonar
is sound with frequency above 20,000 Hz and cannot be heard by humans. Ultrasound

Waves, Sound, and Light Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

HEARING AND SOUND Crossword

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Description

What is volume measured in Decibels
Sound _______ travel in all directions Waves
Sounds are caused by what Vibrations
Sound travels through what 3 things Airsolidswater
What's the best conductor Solid
What's the poorest conductor Air
What depends on the distance and force Loudness
10-65 decibels is what range Safe
85-90 is what range Hearingdamagerisk
Pitch is measured in what Hertz
How high or low a sound is. Is the definition of what Pitch
What's the putter ear called Pinna
What are the 3 tiny bones in the middle of the ear Hammeranvilstirrup
What is a coiled tube in the inner ear Cochlea
3 looped tubes to help us balance Semicircularcanal
What's the nerve in the ear called Auditory
A tool used to amplify(make louder) your voice Megaphone
# of vibrations in 1 second is known as what Frequency
Hearing is 1 of 5 what Senses