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TRBC Chem/Phys L10

Exploring Creation with Chemistry & Physics Lesson 10 Vocab

electromagnetic energy Energy that travels through space and reaches us as heat, light, and radiation.
incandescent light Light created with a glowing filament.
light emitting diode A popular type of light made from a semiconductor.
refraction The bending of light.
radiant energy Light is considered____________ _____________ because it spreads out in all directions.
translucent How we describe a material that allows nearly all the light to pass through.
infrared Light that has longer wavelengths and generates heat.
opaque How we describe an object that light can't pass through.
transparent How we describe a material that allows nearly all the light to pass through.
ultraviolet The type of light that has shorter wavelengths that we can't see with our naked eye.
nuclear fusion Energy produced by the joining of nuclei in an atom.
shadow An area of blocked light.
visible spectrum The colors we can see.
reflective A property of light that causes it to bounce off of things.
invisible spectrum The colors we can't see.
Created by: sdushaw