PS4A - Wave Properties

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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Instructional Ideas
  • New to the physical science classroom? Use the video to bolster your understanding of waves before presenting the concept to the class
  • Try the water and food coloring wave demonstration to introduce the topic in lower grades and assess prior knowledge in upper grades
Classroom Considerations
  • The resource is a good starting point for presenting this essential standard
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • The video is full of guiding questions you can apply in your classroom
  • Narrator stresses the finer, yet important, details of waves, such as the effect of the medium they are traveling through
Cons
  • None