Properties Of Light

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Light is the everyday term we use for electromagnetic radiation within a certain portion of the electromagnetic spectrum, and usually refers to that light which we can see. What are the properties of light? Let’s take a look.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Explain how a solar calculator work:
  • 2. 
    Describe the chemical reaction that occurs when a light stick is broken:
  • 3. 
    Compare and Contrast incadescent light vs. fluorescent light.  You may use a venn diagram.
  • 4. 
    Where are lasers found and what are there uses?  How do they compare to regular light?  You may use a venn diagram.
  • 5. 
    The blending of light as it passes from one material into another.
    • A. 

      Reflection reflection

    • B. 

      Refraction

    • C. 

      Refriction

  • 6. 
    A mirror that curves outward at the middle.
    • A. 

      Convex mirror reflection

    • B. 

      Concave mirror

    • C. 

      Plane mirror

  • 7. 
    A mirrow that curves inward at the middle.
    • A. 

      Convex mirror

    • B. 

      Concave mirror

    • C. 

      Plane mirror

  • 8. 
    A mirror that has a flat surface.
    • A. 

      Convex mirror

    • B. 

      Concave mirror

    • C. 

      Plane mirror

  • 9. 
    The bouncing of light from a surface.
    • A. 

      Reflection

    • B. 

      Refraction

    • C. 

      Refriction

  • 10. 
    A unit used to measure wave frequency.
    • A. 

      Meter

    • B. 

      Vaccuum

    • C. 

      Hertz

  • 11. 
    The number of waves produced in a unit of time such as a second.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Currency

    • C. 

      Energy

  • 12. 
    The distance between one crest of  a wave and the next crest.
    • A. 

      Frequency

    • B. 

      Wavelength

    • C. 

      Hertz

  • 13. 
    A disturbance that carries energy and that travels away from its starting point.
    • A. 

      Vacuum

    • B. 

      Wave

    • C. 

      Energy

  • 14. 
    A region that is empty of any matter.
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Wave

    • C. 

      Vacuum

  • 15. 
    A form of electromagnetic energy that can be seen.
    • A. 

      Visible light

    • B. 

      Seen light

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic light

  • 16. 
    Wave energy given off by the sun and some other objects.
    • A. 

      Electromagnetic radiation

    • B. 

      Electromagnetic light

    • C. 

      Electromagnetic wave

  • 17. 
    The ability to do work or cause a change in matter.
    • A. 

      Power

    • B. 

      Frequency

    • C. 

      Energy

  • 18. 
    The __________, a star supplies nearly all of the Earth's natural light energy.  ______________ is really sunlight that has bounced of the moon's surface.
  • 19. 
    What are the 2 types of radiation that you cannot see? 1. 2.
  • 20. 
    Ultraviolet radiation is sometimes called ______________________because an ultraviolet lamp looks dark when it is on.
  • 21. 
    A sunburn is caused by ultraviolet  radiation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Light bubls are the most common sources of articficial light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Most of the chemical reactions that give off heat also produce cold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    List 3 natural and 3 artificial sources of light: