Wave Properties Teacher Resources

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Wave Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wave properties are fully explained in this easy to follow highly comprehensive video. Matt describes the differences and provides concrete examples of a pules, periodic wave, transverse wave, and longitudinal waves.
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More Wave Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
To continue his discussion of wave properties Matt, aÊcollege student, uses a slinky to demonstrate a wave frequency. He shows how to calculate this frequency using an algebraic formula where a period of time is divided by the number of...
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PS4A - Wave Properties

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
Does your lesson plan for wave properties have its ups and downs? Get some fresh ideas from an informative video! The narrator discusses PS4A, showing the must-know ideas for each grade level through concept maps and demonstrations.
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How Do You Light Up Your World?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A tremendous presentation on the properties of light. Young scientists are treated to slides which share a lot of fascinating information about light. This impressive PowerPoint is filled with great photos, graphics, and discussion...
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Diffraction and Interference

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you study something you can't see? The instructor in a video models an experiment that shows the wave properties of light (electromagnetic waves). The video follows another in a 14-part series that describes the features of...
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Rocking the Boat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it's okay to rock the boat! Science scholars manipulate wave properties using a fun interactive. Part of a larger playlist that dives into waves and sound, the lesson helps users work their way from apprentice to wizard by...
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High or Low

For Students 9th - 12th
In this wave properties worksheet, high schoolers will experiment to see how the sound made by vibrating a ruler is affected by the length of the part that is vibrating. Then students will answer 5 questions based on the results of the...
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Wave Properties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this wave properties worksheet, students will explore amplitude of waves, calculate wavelengths and frequency of waves in 11 fill in the blank and labeling questions.
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Wave Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this slideshow to explain waves.  Energy travelling in waves and its behavior in different materials are explained. The diagrams and equations will assist your students in defining wave type and explaining the differences between...
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Slinky and Waves

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students watch a demonstration using a Slinky during a lecture on basic wave properties. Properties addressed in the demo include wave speed, wave length, amplitude, period, and frequency.
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Wave Properties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the National Geographic Wave Simulator to experiment with creating different kinds of waves, and participate in discussion on the effects of geography on wave size.
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Wave Properties Vocabulary

For Students 6th - 12th
In this waves activity, learners define different terms associated with wave properties such as amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and period. This activity has 10 short answer questions.
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Let's Do the Wave!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners distinguish waves from matter, differentiate between transverse and longitudinal waves, use sine curves as representations of transverse waves, label characteristic properties of waves, diagram transverse waves having specific...
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Using Bubbles to Learn about Light Interference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain the wave properties of light.
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Waves and Wave Properties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this science worksheet, learners find the words that describe the properties of waves and the answers are found by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.
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Wave Properties

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students identify how waves transfer energy without transferring matter. They contrast transverse and compressional waves and relate wave speed, wavelength, amplitude and frequency. Lesson includes PowerPoint presentation.
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Two Source Interference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The paths of waves generated from two different points are shown here on a sequence of slides. The lengths and directions are labeled, step-by-step. Finally, path interference is shown along with the calculations that your physics...
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Waves, Sinusoids, and Identities

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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Doppler Shift Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ever wonder why a siren sounds different when it's coming toward you than when it's going away from you? It all depends on the motion of the sound waves! The interactive activity demonstrates how the Doppler effect impacts the motion of...
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The Science of the Avengers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Are superheroes science fiction ... or just really fancy science? Go even further behind the scenes with the characters from Avengers through a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Curious chemists learn the...
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Electromagnetic Radiation on Trial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine general properties of electromagnetic waves, identify position of each type of radiation in spectrum, discuss methods used to detect and analyze waves, and analyze relation between specific wave properties and their...
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Properties of Waves

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders observe and investigate wave properties and compare the properties of particles and waves. They fill a pie pan half full with water, place a toothpick in the center of the pie pan, then drop a marble into the pan and...
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Good Vibrations: Building a Wave Model

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students assess and apply recurring patterns in natural systems. They evaluate the wave properties of frequency, wavelength, and speed as applied to sound. Students develop a relationship to quantify aspects of wave motion. They predict...
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Fundamental Properties of a Wave

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the form and motion of a wave, and examine the fundamental properties of wavelength, frequency, and amplitude. They discuss the fundamental properties of a wave, and in small groups conduct an experiment involving...