Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

SFS Science Ch 16

discussion question

compressional waves a wave in which matter vibrates in the same direction as the energy waves traveling through it is called a ---- ----
intensity a measure of the amount of energy in a wave
music pleasant sound with regular wave pattern
noise sound with no regular wave pattern
photon a bundle of energy that is released when an atom loses some energy
wavelength the distance between a point on one wave and the same point on the next wave
frequency refers to the number of waves that pass a point in a given amount of time
amplitude the distance between a wave's midpoint and its crest or trough
electromagnetic all waves that radiate from the sun are ---- waves
primary red, green, and blue are the ---- colors of light
cones are light sensitive cells in your eyes
opaque are objects that light does not pass through
rocks sensors in your eye that are not sensitive to color, but can respond to smaller amounts of light are rocks
transparent a ---- object allows light to pass though it
wavelength a stained glass window is a substance that transmits different ---- of light
what is color visible light is a tiny part of the electromagnetic spectrum of energies given off by the sun
energy photons from the sun travel through space carrying different amounts of ---
radiate all waves that ---- from the sun are called electromagnetic waves
electromagnetic the entire range of energy waves is called the ---- spectrum
primary colors ---- ---- are red, blue, and green by sensing only these three colors, people see a wide range of colors
why do we see color the human eye contains 3 different types of cones, each of which responds to a different primary color
black when none of the cones are stimulated by light, we see -----
opaque does not allow light to pass through
transparent allows light to pass through so that objects on the other side can be seen
echo a refected soun wve
states of matter solid, liquid, gas
primary colors blue, green and red
light is a form of energ that mves out from a central point
How is sound produced? when matter vibrates
pitch how high or low sound is
low pitch further apart
crest high point on a wave
trough low point on a wave
why do we see color? cones in your eyes red, blue, green, when we see black all colors when we see white
Created by: lyncall
Popular History sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards