Anatomy of a Wave

Unit 10: Simple Harmonic Motion
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: Students will be able to define waves in terms of amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and period.

Big Idea: Students describe waves with vocabulary words such as amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and period.

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Science, Waves, wavelength, amplitude, frequency (Waves), Motion, period, AP Physics, Simple Harmonic Motion, physics
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