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What are chains of vibrating molecules transferring energy from one place to another? Waves
What is the highest point of a wave? Crest
What is the lowest point of a wave? Trough
What is the measurement from crest to crest or trough to trough? Wavelength
What is the measurement from crest to trough? Wave Height
What is part of the electromagnetic spectrum? Light
What occurs when light takes place when it bounces back from a surface it cannot pass through? Reflection
What happens when light travels in a ray unless it passes through a transparent material? Refraction
What is the bending and spreading of waves around an obstacle? Diffraction
Which type of waves require a medium to pass through? Mechanical
Which type of waves do not require a medium to pass through? Electromagnetic
What are waves that move energy along at right angles or perpendicular to the direction of the energy low? Transverse Waves
What are waves that move energy in the same direction as the energy of the wave? Compression Waves
Which sound property has a vibration push nearby air molecules back and forth? Longitudinal Waves
Which sound property pushes the air molecules together? Compression
Which sound property pulls back the vibration and air molecules? Rarefaction
What is the speed of vibration or what measures the number of waves per second? Frequency
What is the apparent change in frequency due to the motion of the source of observer? Doppler Effect
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