• Vocabulary- Energy: Properties of Waves

     Structures and Processes

    Properties of Waves

    Light Waves (The Eye)

    Sound Waves (The Ear)

    Plate Tectonics and Seismic Waves



    wave

    amplitude

    frequency

    wavelength

    transverse waves

    longitudinal waves

    compression

    rarefaction

    seismic waves

    earthquakes

    cornea

    pupil

    retina

    optical nerve

    iris

    lens

    pitch

    loudness

    outer ear

    ear canal

    middle ear

    ossicles

    eardrum

    inner ear

    cochlea

    plate tectonics

    Pangaea

    plate boundaries

    lithosphere

    subduction

    rift

    fault

    magnitude

    seismic waves

    epicenter

    primary waves

    secondary waves

    surface wave

    focus

    earthquake / volcano