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light waves science

light waves

crest the top part of a light wave
trough the bottom part of a light wave
wavelength the distance between two light waves
frequency the number of waves that pass a point in a given amount of time
amplitude the distance between the trough and the crest .
transverse waves the crest and the trough move at right angles to the direction that the waves and the energy travels
light energy that you can see
reflection light reflects off of an object.
refraction the bending of light rays as they enter a new medium
color spectrum ROYGBIV
ROYGBIV red,orange,yellow,green,blue,indigo,violet
Created by: 23hammondskylac