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Lesson 1 : Waves  

created by belts on 30 Mar 12, enabled by jimmy
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Chapter 11 Lesson 1 Waves
 
1
Mechanical waves are waves that move through matter or empty space.
   
   
2
A wave in which the disturbance is perpendicular to the direction the wave travels is called a longitudinal wave.
   
   
3
The longer a wave's wavelength is, the lower its frequency will be
   
   
4
The more energy a wave has, the smaller its amplitude will be
   
   
5
When a wave changes direction as it moves from one medium to another, refraction occurs.
   
   
6
Which term describes a wave bouncing back toward its source?
   
   
   
7
A change in direction in a wave when it passes through an opening is called...
   
   
   
8
Which is a measure of the energy in a wave?
   
   
   
9
Reflection occurs when a wave does what?
   
   
   
10
What is the term for waves that use matter to transfer energy?
   
   
   
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