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8th Grade Unit 3d

Waves part 4 Sound and Light

LASER Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation
Lens An optical device which transmits and refracts light, converging or diverging the beam.
Mirror A substance that can reflect light efficiently
Photon A bundle of light energy that moves as both a particle and a wave
Primary colors Colors that can be added or subtracted from one another to create other colors. Red, Blue, Green, Cyan, Magenta and Yellow.
Prism A substance that can refract white light separating it into its colored components
Reflection The change in direction of a wave from the surface of a reflective material.
Refraction The bending of a wave when it enters a medium where it's speed changes due to differences in density.
Speed of light The speed at which light travels in a vacuum. (3.00 x 108 m/s)
Wave particle duality Explains the wave and particle characteristics that light exhibits.
Decibel Unit of sound intensity
Created by: darrin_evans