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Catch a Wave!

Review the two types of waves and their parts.

QuestionAnswer
Type of wave which requires a medium. Mechanical Wave
Type of wave that can travel through the vacuum of space. Electromagnetic Wave
The top of a transverse wave. Crest
The bottom of a transverse wave. Trough
The shape of a transverse wave. S
The number of waves in one second. Frequency
The distance between the crest and the line of equilibrium or resting line of a transverse wave. Amplitude
The distance between the trough and the crest of a transverse wave. Wave height
Particles pressed together in areas of high pressure in a longitudinal or compression wave. Compression
Particles spread apart in areas of low pressure in a longitudinal or compression waves. Rarefaction
High frequency waves have this wavelength. Short or long. Short
Low frequency waves have this wavelength.Short or long. Long
Sound wave with small amplitudes have a soft/loud sound. Soft
Sound wave with large amplitudes have a soft/loud sound. Loud
Sound wave with short frequencies have a low/high pitch. High
Sound wave with long frequencies have a low/high pitch. Low
Created by: lauriemerrick