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27 resources with the concept properties of waves

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Flipping Physics: AP Physics 1 Review

For Students 11th - 12th
Flip the review of key concepts in Physics 1 with a series of videos designed to help viewers prepare for the AP exam. Topics covered include Kinematics, Dynamics (Newton’s 3 laws and friction); Work, Energy and Power; Linear Momentum...
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What Is a "Wave"?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take a stretch, but don't wave goodbye. An interesting resource provides everything needed to present an introductory lesson plan on waves. Teachers present a PowerPoint defining the types of waves and their characteristics. Pupils use a...
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Build a Light Detector Inspired by Space Communications

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Data can travel on light waves ... who knew!?! Pupils explore the idea of using light waves to transmit data through space. They then build their own boards that detect a specific wavelength of light.
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Longitudinal Waves | UNC-TV Science

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Discover whether sound travels in space and other fascinating science facts. Scientists explore energy transfer by longitudinal waves and learn about compression, rarefaction, amplitude, and wavelength while watching an animated video....
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Name That Harmonic: Closed-End air Columns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Physics is like music—practice makes perfect! Challenge your class using an interactive that builds harmonic skills. The engaging lesson from a playlist exploring sounds and waves revolves around wave behavior in closed-end air columns....
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Name That Harmonic: Open-End air Columns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder what really goes on inside a clarinet? Show your young scientists the physics of open-end air columns through an easy-to-use interactive. Learners examine the features of standing waves and calculate frequency and length in a...
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Waves - Case Studies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What can your class tell about a wave just by looking at it? Using a simulation, physics pupils work through a series of case studies to determine the effects of speed, frequency, and density on waves. Part of a larger playlist on waves...
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I Built an Acoustic Levitator! Making Liquid Float on Air

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Think of current acoustic levitator technology as a hover board for tiny things! Introduce young physicists to this emerging gadget using a video from an informative playlist touching on physics topics. Viewers watch as Physics Girl and...
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The Brightest Part of a Shadow Is in the Middle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Shed some light on the nature of shadows! Science sleuths investigate a 200-year-old theory that light will form a bright spot in the center of a sphere's or circle's shadow with a video from Veritasium. The resource explains the...
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PS4A - Wave Properties

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
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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Stadium Wave

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
If you are at a sports match and the crowd starts two waves that are both headed toward you at the same time, what do you do? The simulation applies the concepts of constructive interference and destructive interference to that very...
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Stow Lake

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Does the depth of a pond matter to the waves created when rain is falling? Many people assume the answer is no, but interestingly, it does matter. Pupils explore this concept and other variables related to wave behavior through a...
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The Marina

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Breakwaters offer marinas and beaches protection from large ocean waves, but how do they work? Scholars observe wave patterns and wave amplitude during the simulation. They control the number of openings, width of openings, distance...
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What is the Wave/Particle Duality? Part 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Einstein rejected the idea of wave/particle duality, yet now we believe the concept to be true. A short video explains the properties of waves, particles, and the behavior of electrons, which act as both. The film concludes with some...
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Doppler Shift Interactive

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ever wonder why a siren sounds different when it's coming toward you than when it's going away from you? It all depends on the motion of the sound waves! The interactive activity demonstrates how the Doppler effect impacts the motion of...
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What is the Wave/Particle Duality? Part 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Electrons, neutrons, and photons display behavior explained by wave-particle duality. The video explains how to picture the duality of behaviors in these parts of atoms. The drawings and comparisons to the behavior of water focus on the...
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Waves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Calculating frequency is so easy it Hertz! The video begins by describing transverse and longitudinal waves, and then it explores their properties and applications. Finally, it applies this to the formulaic relationships between wave...
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The Dual Nature of the Electron

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why don't atoms collapse? Scientists debated this concept for years before they understood the dual nature of the electron. Presentation discusses the electron as both a particle and an energy wave. It also relates these concepts to the...
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Waves

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
What is a physicist's favorite part of sports? Doing the wave. The presentation covers longitudinal, transverse, surface, and standing waves. It includes in-depth information on frequency, wavelength, period, amplitude, reflection,...
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Slinkies and Waves

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Slinkies® are a great tool for visualizing waves. Pupils work in groups to create both transverse and longitudinal waves before using a polarizer to analyze the ways they are able to travel. 
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AP Physics 1: Mechanical Waves Review

For Students 11th - 12th
Ride the wave to a successful exam! Review everything AP Physics pupils will need to know about mechanical waves for the AP exam with a concise, engaging, and accurate video. A wonderful way to review before the exam.
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The Sonic Boom Problem

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Sound waves travel pretty quickly, but humans can travel faster. Follow along with this short animated video as it investigates the physics behind the breaking of the sound barrier and the sonic booms that are created as a result.
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Why Do Buildings Fall in Earthquakes?

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
There are few natural phenomena as startling as an earthquake, and depending on the building you're in, these experiences can be downright terrifying. Follow along as this video explores the factors that determine how a building reacts...
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Science of Music

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
What can science and music possibly have in common? A lot more than you might think. Guide young scientists through an exploration of these two seemly different subjects with a physical science resource based on Bill Nye the Science...