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frequency The amount of times a wave vibrates in a given amount of time
red Color with the longest wavelength
violet Color with the shortest wavelength
ROY G BIV Used to remember the order of the colors of the rainbow
transparent Object that allows light to pass through without interruption
translucent Object that allows some light to pass through
opaque Object that allows no light to pass through
mirror Tool that reflects light back to your eyes
prism Tool that bends or breaks light into the colors of the spectrum
white Color of light by the given off by the sun
black Color that absorbs all colors of the spectrum
moon This natural object depends on light from the sun. It is a reflected source of light.
artifical Sources that produce light by electricity or a battery. Its man made.
natural Source that produces light naturally or without man
raindrops Earth's natural prisms
lens Tool that refracts light and causes objects to be bigger
mirror This object reflects light but, is NOT transparent
vacuum Light travels fastest through this
solid Light travels slowest through this state of matter
light What's faster, light or sound
shadow A dark area made when an object comes between light rays and a surface
rays Light travels in straight paths called...
reflection When light hits an object and bounces back to the eye
refraction When light hits an object and bends or scatters in different directions
infrared Light not visible by the human eye. Can wear special goggles or use a scope to see in the dark. Some animals, like snakes, have natural
microwave Light not visible by the human eye. Used to cook food quickly.
radio waves Light not visible by the human eye. Used by cell phone towers and satellite tv.
Created by: room41