Flashcards in Sound and Light Deck (12):
The bending of light waves as they slow down as they pass through a different medium.
When light travels in a straight line then hits an object and bounces off it.
Speed of light
The speed of light is 300,000,000 m/s.
When light hits a surface than isn't flat reflect at the same angle it came in at.
When you look in a plane mirror you see yourself in the same size as normal.
When light hits a glass prism and it splits the light.
The 7 colours of light.
Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, purple.
The ray that comes from the light source and isn't reflected.
The highest point of a wave.
Angle of refraction
It passes through a different medium into a more dense substance this causes it to change direction and change shape.
A medium is a solid, liquid or gas.