Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

Transverse waves and longitudinal waves each have unique properties. Young scholars learn these differences, the measurements of waves, and a formula for calculating the speed of the wave. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Flip your classroom by assigning the video for homework and using class time to answer questions and complete practice
  • Post the video for use during review or for absent pupils
Classroom Considerations
  • Your classroom needs Internet access to watch the YouTube video
  • The video moves pretty quickly, so allow time to show it multiple times
  • The 13th installment of a 49-part series
  • 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
  • Provides models to facilitate note taking
  • Gives a relevant example for each wave type
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