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Light Waves

light waves

Crest The high point on the wave.
Trough The low point on a wave.
Wavelength The length of a wave.
Frequency The number of waves 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 a right direction of the waves travel.
Light Energy that you can see.
Reflection Light bouncing off an object.
Refraction The bending of light rays as the enter a new medium.
Color Spectrum ROYGBIV