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Gr 5 Light

convex A lens or mirror that curves outward and makes objects appear larger and closer
concave A lens or mirror that curves inward and makes objects appear smaller and farther away
reflection the bouncing back of light from a surface
refraction the bending of light
transmitted when light passes through an object
absorbed when light is taken in by an object
transparent material that allows light to pass through it easily
translucent material that allows light to pass through but not in a straight path
opaque material that does not allow light to pass through it
crest the highest part of a wave
trough the lowest point of a wave
wavelength the difference between one wave peak to the next wave peak
lens a curved piece of glass or plastic that bends light rays
visible spectrum waves that have different lengths that our eye can see as different colors
violet the shortest wave that we can see
red the longest wave that we can see
frequency the number of waves that move past a point in a period of time
prism a glass bar that separates white light into the colors of the rainbow
Created by: Dragonsges