Science Wave Flash Cards

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  • Created on: 02-05-16 18:31
What is a wavelength?
A wavelength is the length of one repeating pattern of the wave.It can be measured as the distance from one crest to the next cres
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What is Frequency?
Frequency is the number of waves generated in one second and its measured in Hertz(HZ)
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What is reflection?
Reflection is when a ray of light changes direction as it passes through a surface into a different material.It happens because light travels at different speech in different materials.
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Explain the light process?
the sun emits white light because its all the colours of the spectrum then the object absorbs the colours except its own then reflects its own and transmits through the air into my eye which absorbs and detects the colour.
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What is Refraction?
Refraction is when a ray of light moves from air into glass the ray bends toward the normal line.when a ray of light moves from glass into air the ray bends.
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Card 2

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What is Frequency?

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Frequency is the number of waves generated in one second and its measured in Hertz(HZ)

Card 3

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What is reflection?

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Card 4

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Explain the light process?

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Card 5

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What is Refraction?

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