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401 resources with the concept waves

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To See or Not to See

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify and discuss key factors that determine how effective color camouflage is in certain habitats.  In this investigative lesson students divide into groups and study light. 
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Coral Bleaching

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the relationship between corals and zooxanthellae, identify stresses to corals, and explain coral bleaching.  In this sea life lesson students predict the effects of increased temperatures on coral reefs. 
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Students 9th - 11th
In this electromagnetic spectrum worksheet, students fill in the blanks with terms about the wavelengths and frequencies of the various types of waves in the spectrum. They also compare the sizes of each wave by correlating them with...
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Physics 240: 24

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 240:24 worksheet, learners apply the concepts of wave, speed and sound, and oscillation to correctly answer the word problems provided. Students apply their understanding of pressure and molecular motion to calculate the...
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Wave Terms and Concepts

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this waves worksheet, students define 23 vocabulary words associated with the different types of waves and how waves are measured. Students complete 23 matching terms with definitions and draw the superposition of two waves shown.
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this waves worksheet, learners read about the electromagnetic spectrum and use an illustration of the electromagnetic spectrum to complete 2 short answer questions.
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Physics: Thin Films

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this films worksheet, students determine why the paths are different between the reflected rays and the transmitted rays through air, film, and glass. This worksheet has 4 problems to solve.
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Vibrations and Waves

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this waves activity, students identify the wavelength and amplitude of a wave. Students determine the frequency of sound waves and the wavelength of waves. This activity has 4 fill in the blank and 6 short answer questions.
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Harmonic Frequencies

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this waves worksheet, learners make the nodes, antinodes, waveform, and wavelength for harmonics shown. Students complete 11 fill in the blank questions and 10 problems to solve.
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Wave Properties

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

For Students 11th - 12th
For this physics worksheet, learners observe white light through a spectroscope and describe what they see. Then they observe fluorescent light with the spectroscope and describe what they see. Students also describe why it is important...
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Find The Other Half

For Students 9th - 12th
In this science worksheet, students interpret the graphs for the information that is related to measuring the different wavelengths for light or sound.
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Waves and Wave Properties

For Students 9th - 12th
In this science worksheet, students 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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Hold Off on the Headphones

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students determine that waves carry energy and information from one place to another. They determine that wavelength, frequency and wave speed are related and describe that sound is a longitudinal wave whose speed depends on the...
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Understanding Interference and Diffraction Patterns Through Drawing

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners draw diagrams of diffraction and interference patterns to understand how interference and diffraction patterns are formed. They identify crests and troughs of a wave and measure wavelength. They explain the effects of changing...
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Waves Through Earth: Interactive Online Mac and PC

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a JAVA activity to vary the seismic P and S wave velocity through each of four concentric regions of Earth. They match "data" for travel times vs. angular distance around Earth's surface from the source to...
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Wave Equations

For Teachers Higher Ed
Pupils manipulate a model of a wave in order to solve the wave equation in 1 dimension. By using a model of a wave on a string the student is able to change the tension, length, and mass of the string as well as fix either end of the...
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How to verify the relationship between the wavelength and frequency of light

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students collaborate in heterogeneous groups with each student having a different role. They comprehend the relationship between the frequency and wavelength of light. They record their observations in a table that is included on this...
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How Deep?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students evaluate earth science by completing an ocean math activity. In this tsunamo lesson, students discuss how tsunamis form and how the depth of a spot in the ocean can create more violent waves. Students answer study questions...
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The Bottom of the Ocean

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore Earth science by conducting a water experiment. In this ocean properties lesson, students identify the causes of waves and tsunamis and read assigned text about ocean science. Students utilize water and a dish in class...
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Wave Interference

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students simulate wave interference using an interactive website. For this physics lesson, students interpret real time graphs from the simulation. They manipulate different variables and examine the effect.
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Tsunami Awareness

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research tsunamis. In this tsunami lesson, students read first hand accounts of tsunami survivors. Students log on to Second Life and virtually experience the destructive forces of tsunamis. Later, students write a report...
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Dynamic Earth

For Teachers K - 5th
Students show how earthquakes affect sea waves. In this tidal waves lesson students use a rubber mallet on a table to create waves in a box on top of the table. They experiment with striking the mallet in different locations on the...
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What's in a Wave?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students study waves in the ocean. In this ocean lesson plan, students complete an activity where they learn how waves are formed in the ocean. Students read What's in a Wave? and use it to complete a worksheet.