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how does light travel?
in straight lines
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how fast does light travel?
300 000km/s
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when light cannot pass through a material
opaque
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when some light can pass through a material
translucent
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when light can pass through a material
transparent
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what are the order of colours in a rainbow?
Red,Orange,Yellow,green,blue,indigo,violet
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if a filter was red, would colour would the light be?
red
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what happens to light in filters?
The filter absorbs all colours apart from the colour it is.
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what is a narrow beam of light called?
a ray
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what is a primary colour?
a ready-made colour
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what is a secondary colour?
one that is mixed to make itself
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what two things can happen to light
it can be reflected or absorbed
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how fast does light travel?

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300 000km/s

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when light cannot pass through a material

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when some light can pass through a material

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when light can pass through a material

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