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Light Ch. 12 Lsn. 3

spectrum band of colors in a rainbow
image picture of a light source that light rays make when they reflect from a mirror
photon tiny bundle of light
wavelength distance between one peak and the next in a wave
translucent material that allows only some light to pass through
refraction the bending of light waves as they pass from one substance into another
concave a lens that curves inward
convex a lens that makes smaller upright images
transparent allows light to pass through it
opaque allows little or no light to pass through
law of reflection the angle of a light ray that hits a surface is equal to the angle of the light ray that bounces off it
prism a piece of glass that refracts or separates white light into its band of colors
electromagnetism the way in which electric and magnetic forces interact
red color with longest wavelength
violet color with shortest wavelength
Created by: litzk