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When light can travel through an object fully this object is Transparent
When energy is being transferred as a wave Radiate
When light bounces of reflective surfaces Reflect
When light travels over an opaque object,the dark area that is produced Shadow
When water bends the view of an object Refract
What we use to complete activities and has seven main types Energy
One way light travels-- the other is straight Wave
A unit of electromagnetic radiation Photon
A type of drug that is illegal and is called methophamine Speed
When light cannot pass through an object, it is.. Opaque
Giving off light,especially in the dark Luminous
when light can partially pass through an object, with the light being scattered Translucent

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Light Crossword

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Light travels fastest in this. Vacuum
Light slows down when it goes through a denser object. refraction
The angle of ____________is the same as the angle of refelction. incidence
An object that creates light. luminous
Used to create rays of light to investigate reflection and refraciton. raybox
The unit of measurment of the speed of light __________ per second. metres
The type wave that light travels in. transverse
Used by people to detect light. eyes
Focuses light in the eye. lens
A dark area caused by an object blocking light. shadow
The imaginary line at right angles to the mirror. normal
The shape of a lens used to focus light to a point. convex
Lets all light through. transparent
Lets some light through. translucent

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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

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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

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Lights and Shadows Crossword

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to glow or to give off light at low temperatures, as in fireflies Luminescent
a material that does not let any light pass through Opaque
nature's display of the spectrum of colours produced by the dispersion of colours as light passes through droplets of water falling through the sky during a rainstorm Rainbow
to bounce off a surface, as in light bouncing off a mirror. Reflect
the bending of a light ray as it passes from one medium to another Refraction
a dark image or figure cast on the ground or some surface by an object blocking incoming light Shadow
a material that allows some light to pass through but scatters the light in the process so that images are not clear (i.e. frosted glass) Translucent
a material that lets light pass through it so that objects can be seen clearly on the other side Transparent
a three-sided length of glass. Light passing through it is refracted separating the colour of white light into a spectrum of colours. Prism
a form of energy that is emitted by the sun or by a chemical reaction to which the eye is sensitive. Light

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Wave Behavior Crossword Puzzle

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What type of reflection happens when light hits a smooth surface? Regular
Light __________ when it bends as it passes through a medium. refracts
The more ________ an object is, the less light it will absorb. Transparent
_________ happens when photons from light hit atoms which then causes them to vibrate. Absorption
________ happens when waves spread around an obstacle. Diffraction
What type of reflection happens when rays of light hit an uneven surface? Diffused
What is it called when light hits an object and bounces off it in all directions? Scatter
When light moves from air to water, it ___________ down. Slows
Sound waves can't travel through a vacuum because of a lack of ______ molecules. air
The bigger the wave length is in a wave, the smaller the _________ is. Frequency

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WAVES CROSSWORD

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A DISTURBANCE THAT TRANSFERS ENERGY FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER WITHOUT TRANSFERRING MATTER WAVE
A WAVE THAT CAN ONLY TRAVEL THROUGH MATTER MECHANICAL WAVE
A MATERIAL IN WHICH WAVE TRAVEL MEDIUM
THE HIGHEST POINT ON A TRANSVERSE WAVE CREST
THE LOWEST POINT OF A TRANSVERSE WAVE TROUGH
A TRANSVERSE WAVE THAT CAN TRAVEL THROUGH EMPTY SPACE AND MATTER ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE
THE MAXIMUM DISTANCE A WAVE FROM ITS REST POSITION AMPLITUDE
THE DISTANCE BETWEEN ONE POINT ON A WAVE FIND THE NEAREST POINT JUST LIKE IT WAVELENGTH
THE NUMBER OF WAVELENGTHS THAT PASS BY A POINT EACH SECOND FREQUENCY
THE TRANSFER OF ENERGY FROM A WAVE TO THE MEDIUM THROUGH WHICH IT TRAVELS ABSORPTION
THE PASSAGE OF LIGHT THROUGH AN OBJECT TRANSMISSION
THE CHANGE IN DIRECTION OF A WAVE AS IT CHANGES SPEED IN MOVING FROM ONE MEDIUM TO ANOTHER REFLECTION
THE BOUNCING OF A WAVE OFF A SURFACE REFRACTION
THE CHANGE IN DIRECTION OF A WAVE WHEN IT TRAVELS BY THE EDGE OF AN OBJECT OR THROUGH DIFFRACTION
OCCURS WHEN WAVES OVERLAP AND COMBINE TO FORM AN NO WAVE INTERFERENCE

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Mirrors and Lenses Crossword

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We use this to see our reflection. mirrors
Light from us bounces off of a mirror to show us how we look reflection
Our eyes go through this process to give us sight refraction
if we look at a table and cannot see through it, the table is _____. opaque
This object uses different lenses to magnify and enhance the apperance of an object we are observing. microscope
This either refracts, reflects, or absorbs light to change the way we view objects. lense
Most windows are ______, because we can see through them and they absorb a little light. Transparent
tranfers impulse to the brain for sight Optic Nerves
Where a wave moves apart Rarefaction
A sensitive membrane at the back of the inside of an eye retina
An outward-curved lens convex
______ makes things visible light
An inward-curved lens concave
A ______ regulates the amount of light entering the eye pupil
The ______ focuses light waves on the retina focal point
The ______ refract light entering the eye and sends it to the back of the eye cornea
The act of seeing sight
This device uses highly concentrated light laser
transmission of some light but can cause it to disort translucent
Able to be seen visible
An optical tool that uses refraction to seperate different wavelengths that make up white light prism

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Optics Crossword

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A type of optical telescope that uses a lens as its objective to form an image. refracting
Is an optical telescope which uses curved mirrors that reflect light and form an image. reflecting
The _____lens in a telescope focuses the light to a point in front of the eyepiece. objective
Another word for nearsightedness myopia
Images are formed behind the retina, not on it, and this causes close-up images to be blurry. hyperopia
The most common cause of blindness cataracts
The pupil gets____in bright light. smaller
The aqueous humour is the ____fluid, that fills the front part of the eyeball. clear
The ___ spot is where the optic nerve leaves the retina. blind
The coloured part of the eye. iris
The _____body is a circular muscle that enables the lens to change shape for focusing. ciliary
The _____is a layer of blood vessels that nourishes the eye. choroid
With refraction of light no image is formed when the object is at the_____point. focal
A lens that makes light rays come together is called a _____lens. convex
These lenses make light spread apart. concave
A _____and dark-coloured surface will absorb light the most. rough
Concave mirrors are also called _________mirrors converging
Your image will be upright, but much smaller than what you normally see in this kind of mirror. plane
The ability to let light rays in. transparent
Light can partially get through.. translucent
Allows no light to get through. Opaque
,Light can travel in a straight line just like _____. waves
When the sunlight passes from the air through rain droplets before reaching your eyes, what is this called? dispersion
Different _______of light have different wavelengths. colours
Where does the energy of the electromagnetic spectrum come from? sun
,As the wavelength gets shorter, both the frequency and energy _______. increase
Which rays are the highest forms of electromagnetic radiation? gamma
Waves where the particles of the medium vibrate with an up and down motion. transverse
What is the branch of science called that deals with the study of waves that travel through the Earth? seismology
What kind of wave can you see on the water on a windy day? surface

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Light and Optics Crossword

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Light is a form of Energy
Light travels in __________ lines straight
Light traveling at an angle from one medium to another is called refraction
Light changing direction when contacting a surface is known as reflection
Rays reflected in parallel form a ___________ reflection regular
Rays reflected in a scattered patter form a _______________ reflection Diffuse
Materials that do not allow any light to pass through it Opaque
materials that allow some light to pass through them translucent
Materials that allow all light to pass through them transparent
electricity traveling through a filament incandescent
electricity running through a glass tube filled with gas fluorescent
Species that create their own light using a chemical reaction bioluminescent
energy stored in cells and released later phosphorescent
Objects that produce their own light luminous
Objects that do not produce their own light nonluminous
produces light without wasting energy as heat energyefficient
a mirror that curves inwards concave
a mirror the curves outwards convex
a flat mirror plane
angle of ________________= angle of reflection incidence

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Waves Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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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

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