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waves and light

TermDefinition
Crest The high point of a wave
Trough The low point of a wave
Wavelength the distance between the highest and lowest point of a wave
Frequency the number of waves that pass in a certain amount of time
Amplitude the distance between a waves midpoint and crest or trough
transverse waves a wave in which the crests and troughs move at right angles in the direction the wave is traveling
Crest The high point of a wave
Trough The low point of a wave
Wavelength the distance between the highest and lowest point of a wave
Frequency the number of waves that pass in a certain amount of time
Amplitude the distance between a waves midpoint and crest or trough
transverse waves a wave in which the crests and troughs move at right angles in the direction the wave is traveling
light energy you can see
reflection the way light bounces off of objects.
refraction the bending of light rays as they enter a new medium.
color spectrum different frequencies of the color of light
Created by: 23hayesjoshuap