Transverse Waves
Compression/Longitudinal Waves
Wave Motion
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Vocab
100
The top of a wave.
What is a crest?
100
The part of the wave that are close together
What is compression?
100
When a wave bounces back, it is called what?
What is reflection?
100
The part of the electromagnetic spectrum that cooks food (by heating the water inside of the food) and are cellular phone signals.
What are microwaves?
100
Lens that curves inward
What is concave?
200
The bottom of a wave.
What is trough?
200
The part of the wave that is far apart
What is rarefaction?
200
When a wave bends when it passes through a different medium
What is refract?
200
The type of lens found in eyes.
What is convex?
200
Lens that curves outward
What is convex?
300
The distance from one crest to the next.
What is wavelength?
300
Compression waves more ( parallel / perpendicular ) to the medium.
What is parallel?
300
When a wave moves around a barrier or object
What is diffraction?
300
On the electromagnetic spectrum, these allow a person to see bone through the skin.
What are x-rays?
300
The part of a longitudinal wave in which the waves are close together.
What are compressions?
400
The distance from the crest to the baseline
What is amplitude?
400
The type of medium that the wave moves the slowest through.
What is solid?
400
When a wave bounces off a surface, what are the two angles called?
What are angle of incidence and angle of reflection?
400
Ocean waves are an example of ( compression / transverse ) waves.
What are transverse waves?
400
The type of wave that moves up and down or side to side (perpendicular to the medium)
What is transverse wave?
500
The number of waves that pass through a point in a period of time.
What is frequency?
500
The distance from compression to compression
What is wavelength?
500
The natural wave movement of an object (engineers need to remember this when building bridges and buildings)
What is resonance?
500
The material that a wave passes through is called what?
What is medium?
500
Earthquake waves
What is seismic wave?
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