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In this demonstration, students detect the interference of waves and measure wave phenomena using an experimental apparatus consisting of a laser pointer, a second surface mirror scrap (like a bathroom mirror) binder clips, razor blade, ruler, and a white wall or projection screen. Appendices with a discussion of physical principles and extension activities are included. This resource is from PUMAS - Practical Uses of Math and Science - a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K-12 classes have real world applications.

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    Middle School,NSDL,Physical sciences:Vibration and waves,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-115,Vocational/Professional Development Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140811103358232T,Physics,Geoscience,Earth Science

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