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Light Waves

crest The high point on a wave
trough The low point on a wave
wavelength The length of a wave from point to point
frequency The number of waves that pass a point at a given amount of time
amplitude The distance between a waves mid-point and its crest to trough
transverse wave A wave in which the crest and trough both move at right angles to the derection of the waves travel
light Light is energy that you can see
reflection When light bounces off an object
refraction The bending of light waves when they enter a new medium
color spctrum A group of light rays that turn into one color
ROYGBIV Red,Orange,Yellow,Green,Blue,Indego,Violet
Created by: 23SmallAndrewW