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all waves begin with a source of ______ that causes a back and forth or up and down disturbance, or movement. energy
a _____ is a disturbance that transfer energy from one place to another. wave
a flag ripples back and forth as the energy _______ along the flag. travels
a ____________ wave travels only through matter. mechanical
a ________________ wave can travel through empty space. electromagnetic
there are ______ types of wave motions. 3
a _________ wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular. transverse
a _________ wave is a wave that makes the particles of a medium move back and forth. longitiudinal
two common waves in nature are water waves and ________ waves . seismic
in water waves, water particles move in _______. circles
these waves are a combination of __________ and longitudinal waves. transverse
_________ waves occur during an earthquake. seismic
the __________ of a wave is the distance from one point. wavelength
corresponding point on the next ______. wave
the ____________ of a wave is the number of wavelength. frequency
Frequency is measured in ______. hertz
the _______ the wavelength, the lower the frequency. longer
wave speed depends on the type of material, or _________ a wave travels through. medium
the maximum distance a wave varies from it's rest position is the ____________ of the wave. amprimude
the more energy a _____________ wave has, the larger the wave amplitude will be. mechanical
when you knock on one side of a door, the sound travels as _____________ sound waves through the door. longitude
these waves travel through the ________ that make up the door to the air particles on the other side. matter
the particles that make up the door ________ some of the sound energy. absorb
this causes a __________ in the sound beflectior
some of the energy of your knock bounces, or ________, back onto the room. reflects
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