HS-PS4-5

Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.

 
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Splashing Around With Sound

High School Physics » Unit: Sound Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Sound Waves
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students splash their way into sound when they learn how sound is created and see it in action with tuning forks.

 
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Slinky Rules

High School Physics » Unit: Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Waves
Jameson Parker
Danbury, CT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

When multiple waves interact, their amplitudes add together; this is called wave interference.

 
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slinky
   

Standing Waves

High School Physics » Unit: Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Waves
Jameson Parker
Danbury, CT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Standing waves form when an incident wave interferes with a reflected waves to form nodes and anti-nodes.

 
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standing wave
   

Mixing Colors with Light

High School Physics » Unit: Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Waves
Jameson Parker
Danbury, CT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Different wavelengths and frequencies of light correspond to different colors of light.

 
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color
   

Standing Waves Demonstrations

High School Physics » Unit: Waves
High School Physics » Unit: Waves
Jameson Parker
Danbury, CT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Standing waves result from wave interference and wave behavior and apply to all types of waves.

 
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