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Humble Light

SOL 5.3 Light

QuestionAnswer
The bending of light waves. refraction
The part of the electromagnetic spectrum that humans can see. visible light
Something that does not allow any light to pass through. opaque
The lowest point of a wave. trough
The highest point of a wave. crest
A band of colors arranged by wavelength. spectrum
Light waves don't need this to travel. matter
Something that allows some light to pass through. translucent
This is the fastest thing in the Universe. light
The color of visible light with the longest wavelength. red
The color of visible light that has the shortest wavelength. violet
This is how we remember the colors of the visible spectrum in order from longest to shortest. roygbiv
The distance from one crest to another. wavelength
Something that allows all light to pass through. transparent
A type of light that can't be seen because the wavelength is just a little too short. ultraviolet
This is what forms when light passes through water droplets in the sky. rainbow
Light travels in straight paths called _______? rays
The distance light travels in 1 year is a called this. light year
The number of minutes it takes sunlight to get to Earth. eight
This is what we see when no light is reflected. black
This is what we see when all light is reflected. white
To bounce off. reflect
To take in. absorb
Created by: thumble on 2011-03-07



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