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Periodic Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of periodic waves.  In this periodic waves lesson, students determine the amplitude, wavelength, period, and phase shift of sine and cosine graphs.  Students use sliders to change the value of a, k, and c to...
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Tuned in: Tuning Forks and Sine waves

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students explore the characteristics of a pure sound wave produced by a tuning fork. They use sine waves to find a curve to fit the sound wave data produced by the tuning fork. A CBL and microphone is required for this activity.
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Waves, Sinusoids, and Identities

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What is the net effect when two waves interfere with each other? The lesson plan answers this question by helping the class visualize waves through graphing. Pupils graph individual waves and determine the effect of the interference...
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Wave Generators and Speakers

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students calculate the frequency of sound waves using Lab Pro. In this physics lesson, students differentiate wave refraction, diffraction and interference. They identify the different parts of a sine wave.
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Sine and Cosine Graphs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners compare and contrast sine and cosine graphs in order to describe their characteristics in a collaborative activity. As they explain their reasoning, learners strengthen their writing and vocabulary skills associated with sine...
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Waves Interference

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners identify different wave types and their characteristics.  In this wave lesson students complete activities by activating tuning forks and interpreting data. 
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Sine Solution

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How many times can eager mathematicians catch the waves? Pupils find the solutions of three different trigonometric equations. They then determine the effect of the slope of a line that intersects a trigonometric function and the number...
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The Sine Function

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners explore the concept of the sine function. In this sine function lesson plan, students use a plexiglass sine wave generator to visualize the sine function. Learners use a computer program/calculator to adjust aspects of the sine...
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For Teachers 5th
Light waves and sound waves are the focus of this science lesson designed for 5th graders. Besides discovering how these waves travel, learners also discover the basic properties of waves, and analyze data tables and graphs. The...
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Tidal Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Periodically ship the class a trigonometric application. Pupils model the level of water in a port. Using their models, learners determine the times that a ship can safely navigate into and out of the port, along with determining other...
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Woody Sine

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of sine. In this sine lesson plan, students create a sine graph from tooth picks. Students create a unit circle with tooth pick length radius. Students then take the tooth picks from the unit circle and put...
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Let's Do the Wave!

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students distinguish waves from matter, differentiate between transverse and longitudinal waves, use sine curves as representations of transverse waves, label characteristic properties of waves, diagram transverse waves having specific...
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Fourier: Making Waves

For Students 9th - 12th
Make waves by learning about Fourier transforms. An engaging interactive lets users explore Fourier transforms by combining various sine and cosine waves. They learn about waves in space and time, and discover how to write expressions...
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Seeing Mathematics in the Forces of Nature

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students study waves and their characteristics.  In this wave lesson students calculate the speed of waves, wavelength and the period. 
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From Bats to Babies: Ultrasound

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research and analyze sound waves and how an ultrasound works to image a baby in utero. They explore various websites, complete worksheets, and write a paragraph describing a demonstration they view in the classroom.
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AC Phase

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
For this AC phase worksheet, students answer 24 questions about AC and DC voltages, phasor diagrams, sine wave graphs and Lissajous figures.
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Seeing Music, Hearing Waves

For Students 11th
In this music activity, 11th graders incorporate fractions into their music scales and counting scales. They listen to the music being played and relate it to sine waves reviewing the trig function. There are 11 questions involving sine...
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Getting on the Right Wavelength

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Predict an equation that waves up and down. Pupils set the height, radius, and period of a Ferris wheel. The learners write a sine equation to match the graph of the height of a point on the wheel as a function of time. Running the...
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Worksheet 32

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this math learning exercise, students give a physical interpretation for each of the boundary conditions for the functions. Then they apply the method of separation of variables to find the solutions to the wave equation
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Using the Sine Function to Model Periodic Graphs

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students model period graphs using the sine function. In this calculus lesson, students model sound waves as they identify the end behavior of period graphs. They use the TI calculator to graph the different functions.
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Graphing Wave

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Pupils graph and identify the properties of trigonometric graphs. They differentiate between sine, cosine and tangent graphs. They define the parts of the formulas and how they affect the graphs.
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Interference of Waves

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explain how wave interference occur. In this physics lesson, students investigate sound interference using a computer software. They differentiate constructive and destructive interference.
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The Wave of the Future

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss sine curves and enter equations into their graphing calculator then compare different graphs created on their calculators. They identify the period, amplitude and phase shift given the graph or the equation of a...
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Volcano's Deadly Warning

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students view a video clip on volcanoes. They work together to discover the concept of sine waves. They plot points on a chart and connect them to create the complex wave. They answer questions to complete the lesson plan.

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