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Light waves


Light energy that you can see
Crest The highest point on a light wave
Trough The lowest point on a light wave
Wavelength The measurement of the wave
Amplitude The distance between a waves mid point and its trough or crest
Transverse wave a wave in which the crests and troughs move at right angles to the direction of the waves travel
Frequency the number of waves that pass a point in a given amount of time
Refraction the bending of a light wave as it moves from one material to another
Reflection is when light bounces off an object
Roy G Biv R=red O=orange Y=yellow G=green B=blue I=indigo V=violet
Color Spectrum is the entire range of light wavelengths visible to a human eye
Created by: 23careyjasonp