Type:

E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

Wave Basics is discovery-based activity. Students will develop an understanding of the types of waves, wave travel, the speed of a wave, and how standing waves are formed. Students will generate the different waveforms and wave interactions with a slinky.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Physical Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

waveforms measures of a wave interference reflection standing waves refraction diffraction Doppler shift bow/shock waves sound transmission wave speed loudness and pitch resonance beats electromagnetic spectrum speed of light luminous bodies transparent materials color pigments shadows polarization mirrors images lenses and the eyeball

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

Wave Basics
Update Standards?

SCI.6.4.A: Science

use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including journals/notebooks, beakers, Petri dishes, meter sticks, graduated cylinders, hot plates, test tubes, triple beam balances, microscopes, thermometers, calculators, computers, timing devices, and other equipment as needed to teach the curriculum; and

SCI.8.4.A: Science

use appropriate tools to collect, record, and analyze information, including lab journals/notebooks, beakers, meter sticks, graduated cylinders, anemometers, psychrometers, hot plates, test tubes, spring scales, balances, microscopes, thermometers, calculators, computers, spectroscopes, timing devices, and other equipment as needed to teach the curriculum; and
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