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5th Sci ch 3 half

transparent describes materials that let nearly all light pass through them
kinetic energy energy due to motion (ex. flowing river)
translucent describes materials that let some light pass through, but not all like milk jug
potential energy energy that is not causing any changes now but could cause changes in the future
refraction bending of light
As the frequency of a sound wave increases the pitch becomes higher
when sound waves travel through a material, such as a door they vibrate the particles in the material
a beam of light travels in a straight line
when light hits the surface of a pool It slows and bends at the point where it passes from air to water
oven is an example of thermal energy
The tightest string will make the highest sound and the loosest string will make the lowest sound.
Light travels in a straight line until ... it strikes an object.
opaque describes materials that do not let any light pass through them like aluminum foil
Created by: t_fowler
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