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Light Waves

crest the tip of a light wave
trough the bottom of a light wave
wave length the length of a light wave
frequency the number of waves (crest or troughs) that pass a point in a given amount of time
amplitude the distance between a waves mid-point and its crest or trough
transverse wave a wave in which the crests and troughs move at right angles to the direction of waves travel
light energy that you can see
reflection the light bouncing of an object
refraction the bending of light rays as they enter a new medium
color spectrum roygbiv
roygbiv red orange yellow green blue indago and viloet
Created by: nwidegren13