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Int. Sci. Ch. 16

Reflection The bouncing back off a ray of light, sound, or heat when the ray hits a surface that it doesn't go through
Diffraction A change in the direction of a wave when the wave finds an obstacle or an edge, such as an opening
Refraction The bending of a wave front as it passes between two substances in which the speed of the wave differs
Interference The combo. of two or more waves that produces an intensity equal to the sum of the intensities of the individual waves
Pitch A measure of how high or low a sound is perceived to be, depending on the frequency of the sound wave
Resonance When two objects naturally vibrate at the same frequency
Created by: archergirl