Chapter 17.1 Electromagnet Waves Have Unique Traits

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Trait Quizzes & Trivia

Use pages 552-557 to answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An ___________ wave is a disturbance in a field.
  • 2. 
    Electromagnetic waves transfer _____
  • 3. 
    Electromagnetic wave is a disturbance that transfers energy through a _____
  • 4. 
    An EM wave is a _____ field and a magnetic field.
  • 5. 
    The electric wave is _____ to the magnetic field
  • 6. 
    EM waves occur when electrically charges ______ particles move.
  • 7. 
    EM waves from the ___ provide most of the energy for the environment on Earth.
  • 8. 
    Electromagnetic waves can travel in a _____.
  • 9. 
    Energy that moves in the form of EM waves is called _______.
  • 10. 
    Electromagnetic waves are different than _____ waves.
  • 11. 
    The speed of EM waves in a vacuum, ______ kilmeters per second.
  • 12. 
    When EM waves encounter a medium they can transfer _____.
  • 13. 
    A mechanical wave (not EM) converts potential energy into kinetic energy by moving the _____ back and forth.