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Unit 6 Cumulative

Unit 6 Cumulative Vocab

light energy radiant energy that our eyes can see from the visible part of the electromagnetic spectrum
refraction energy waves that bend (change direction and speed) as they pass from one type of object to another type
reflection energy waves bouncing off the surface of an object (mirror)
absorb to take in something in a natural or gradual way
transmit to pass through a substance or object without being absorbed
light spectrum the small part of the electromagnetic spectrum that the human eye can see
prism a transparent object that bends and separates white light into the colors of the rainbow
transparent allows light to pass through
insulator a material that does NOT let heat or electricity move through it easily
conductor a material that lets heat or electricity travel through it easily
solid the state of matter in which a substance has a definite volume and a definite shape
liquid the state of matter in which a substance has a definite volume but no definite shape
gas the state of matter in which a substance does not have a definite volume or definite shape
variable any condition that can be changed in an experiment
control the experimental setup to which you will compare all other setups
lens a piece of glass or other see-through material that is curved on one or both sides; used to bend light.
mechanical energy energy of motion
mixture a combination of two or more different substances in which substances keep their identities
electric current the flow of electric charges along a path
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