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Wave Reflection, Absorption & Transmittance

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What you will learn from this videoWhat you will learn

  • All waves have properties like amplitude, wavelength and frequency.
  • Sound waves need matter to travel through. Light waves can travel through empty space.
  • Waves interacting with matter can be reflected, absorbed, transmitted and refracted.

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Level 1

Is seeing the penny beneath the empty cup an example of light wave absorption, reflection, or transmittance? Why do you say so?

Level 2

Create a model to explain why you can see the penny when the glass is empty and why you can’t see the penny when the glass is filled with water.

Level 3

Using what you learned in the video, explain why the penny “disappears” when water is added to the glass.