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Study Guide Questions

1.     Light is a(n) _______________________ form of energy.
2.     The _____________________________________ spectrum contains many kinds of electromagnetic waves.
3.     What produces electromagnetic waves?
4.     What are the components of the electromagnetic spectrum?
5.     Which component(s) of the electromagnetic spectrum can be seen by the human eye?
6.     With what is each wavelength of visible light associated?
7.     What is created when all of the colors that are found in visible light combine?
8.     What is "color"?
9.     Objects have no color of their own. True or false?
10.     What colors are found in visible light?
11.     What acronym can help us to remember the colors that are present in visible light?
12.     What are the four properties of light?
13.     _______________________________ occurs when light strikes an object's surface and bounces off that surface.
14.     The "angle of incidence" is equal to the "_________________________________________."
15.     ______________________________ occurs when light waves bend around the edges of objects.
16.     When two or more waves are in the same space at the same time, _____________________ occurs.
17.     When a light wave bends as it moves from one medium to another, ___________________ occurs.
18.     A three-sided transparent lens that refracts white light is a(n) ________________________.
19.     Rainbows are created when __________________________________________________.
20.     Transparent materials ________________________________ light.
21.     Translucent materials allow no light to pass through them. True or false?
22.     __________________________________ materials absorb or reflect all light.
23.     Objects ________________________ some colors of the spectrum and absorb others.
24.     White objects __________________________________ all colors.
25.     Black objects _________________________________ all colors
26.     Why is the sky blue?
27.     How many colors can the human eye perceive?
28.     What controls how much light enters your eye?
29.     What two light-sensitive nerve cells are in the retina?
30.     Cones in the eye respond to ___________________________.
31.     Rods in the eye are sensitive to _________________________________.
32.     What are the primary colors of light?
33.     When red light and green light are mixed, what color of light is produced?
34.     What are the primary colors of pigment?
35.     Mixing primary colors of pigment results in ______________________________________.
36.     Fluorescent light is "full spectrum " light. True or false?
37.     The filament of an incandescent light bulb is usually made of _________________________.
38.     Fluorescent light bulbs are filled with _________________________.
39.     "Laser" stands for "_________________________________________________________."
40.     What are some fields in which lasers are used?
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