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List the colors of visible light in order from longest wavelength to shortest. (ROY G BIV)




*Create a Prezi (or another app of your choice) over the following essential vocabulary.  Include the word, definition (using text book) in your own words, and picture.  This will be your Bellringer every day this week.





Light wave




Electromagnetic wave



Explain the difference between Diffraction and Refraction.

Give examples of both.



Explain S8P4 (a,b, & c) in your own words.

S8P4. Students will explore the wave nature of sound and electromagnetic radiation.

a. Identify the characteristics of electromagnetic and mechanical waves.

b. Describe how the behavior of light waves is manipulated causing reflection, refraction diffraction, and absorption.

c. Explain how the human eye sees objects and colors in terms of wavelengths.

d. Describe how the behavior of waves is affected by medium (such as air, water, solids).

e. Relate the properties of sound to everyday experiences.

f. Diagram the parts of the wave and explain how the parts are affected by changes in amplitude and pitch. 

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