Standing Wave Teacher Resources
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Singing Plates - Standing Waves on Chladni PlatesLesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Here's a short video that hits all the high notes! Young scientists observe as amazing patterns appear in sand during a short demonstration. In addition to art and music, the resource explains standing waves, nodes, and how a 3-D model...
Standing Waves and Music: Suggested DemonstrationsLesson Planet
3rd - 10th
There are four embedded links in this brief resource that take you to handouts or worksheets that assist young musicians in understanding standing sound waves. They'll play their instruments to show and then discuss different sound waves.
Name That Harmonic: Open-End air ColumnsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Ever wonder what really goes on inside a clarinet? Show your young scientists the physics of open-end air columns through an easy-to-use interactive. Learners examine the features of standing waves and calculate frequency and length in a...
Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and MagnetismLesson Planet
9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
Waves, Sinusoids, and IdentitiesEngageNY
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What is the net effect when two waves interfere with each other? The lesson plan answers this question by helping the class visualize waves through graphing. Pupils graph individual waves and determine the effect of the interference...
Plumbing the Deep-Using Sound Waves to SeeLesson Planet
3rd - 5th
Students explore and learn about the concept of echolocation. For this echolocation lesson, students explore how animals and engineers use echolocation (seeing under water) and sound waves to look and hear things under the deep water.
Earthquake Waves: Wave NotesLesson Planet
6th CCSS: Adaptable
A multi-part lesson opens with a review of p waves and s waves. Then scholars use a simple s wave simulator to view the way the wave travels. Next, pupils use cups and various fluids to simulate p waves moving through different mediums....
Wave Superposition: Interactive On-line Mac and PCLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed
Students study definitions of wavelength, wave speed, wave amplitude, and wave period using an interactive JAVA environment. Distance and time are given so speed=wavelength/period can be verified or deduced by students. Waves reflection...