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Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

 
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Properties of Waves: Making Waves Visible

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Wave properties need to be visible to students to promote understanding. Use tuning forks, rope springs, and slinkies to model waves and their properties!

 
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The Electromagnetic Spectrum

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students review characteristic properties of model using a fun vocabulary strategy and create a graphic representation of electromagnetic waves and their uses.

 
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Wave Behavior Lab Rotation: Day 1

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students go through a series of hands-on lab stations that engage students in not only identifying the properties of waves, but in creating mathematical representations as well!

 
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Wave Behavior Lab Rotation: Day 2

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students go through a series of hands-on lab stations that engage students in not only identifying the properties of waves, but in creating mathematical representations as well!

 
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Electromagnetic Spectrum

8th Grade Science » Unit: Where Is Earth In Space?
8th Grade Science » Unit: Where Is Earth In Space?
Ryan Keser
Brookline, MA
Environment: Urban
 
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Students explore how knowledge of the EM Spectra has allowed scientists to study a wide variety of objects and phenomena in the universe

 
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