Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves Video


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Transparency is caused by the _____ of light waves.

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1. Opacity is caused by the _____ of light waves.

2. Transmission of light waves depends on the passing of energy from one _____ to the next.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of transparency and opacity. Topics you will need to know for this quiz include vocabulary words associated with this topic, and properties of sunscreen.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to assess your understanding of the following:

  • Transmission of light waves
  • Causes of transparency and opacity
  • How sunscreen reacts to different light spectrums

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as opacity and transparency
  • Distinguishing differences - contrast topics from the lesson, such as visible and ultraviolet light waves
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you gained about transmission of light waves

Additional Learning

To learn and understand more about transparency and opacity, take time to read through the accompanying lesson called Transparent and Opaque Materials in Electromagnetic Waves. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand why certain objects are opaque
  • Know what causes transparency in other objects
  • Define terms like transmission
  • Understand why light waves pass through clear glass