Type:

Other

Description:

Examines the use of a computer simulation program as a tool to help in the understanding of wave phenomena. After analyzing some of the main difficulties and common misconceptions about waves, features of the "Making Waves" software package are described. Figures showing a typical monitor display are presented.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

NSDL,Computer Assisted Instruction,Education Foundations,Secondary Education,Wave Propagation,Misconceptions,Graduate/Professional,Alternative Conceptions,Computer Graphics,Science Materials,Optics,Computer Software Reviews,Scientific Concepts,Physics,Computer Software,Higher Education,Computers,Computer Simulation,Secondary School Science,Computing and Information,Education Practices,Engineering,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Education,Technology,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061213013814873T

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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