Worksheet. Students will define a wave and an electromagnetic wave. Illustrate and label an example of reflection, absorption, and transmission. Discuss how amplitude affects brightness of a light. Hypothesize as to why light does not require a material (medium) for propagation, yet matter waves do. Evaluate why sound barriers might be located next to highways and what the material might consist of.
Answer key included. Check out my PowerPoint for a resource on TPT.
Can be edited for younger or older students.