Chapter 6: Waves

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Chapter 6: Waves

  • Subject(s): Science
  • Grade range: 9-12
  • Release date: 07-07-2017
  • Tags: transverse, longitudinal, periodic, electromagnetic, mechanical, wave, amplitude, trough, crest, period, wave speed, frequency, wavelength, sound, rarefaction, compression, speed of sound, echo, relativity, relative, motion, Doppler effect, Doppler, Biology, music, robotics, machine learning

Description

In this chapter, we explore the mathematical concept of a wave and show how this concept can be used to accurately describe and predict many natural phenomena.

Standards

S.P.7.A, S.P.7.B, S.P.7.D, S.P.7.C

Resources

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Resource ID: SE111007 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we explore the two fundamental categories of waves and give physical examples of each.
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Resource ID: SE111008 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we define the fundamental quantities associated with waves, including frequency, period, amplitude, and speed.
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Resource ID: SE111009 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we explore how the mathematics and concepts of waves apply to a specific type of wave: sound.
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Resource ID: SE111010 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we explore the Doppler effect, which modulates the perceived frequency of waves depending on the relative motion between source and observer.
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Resource ID: SE111011 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we explore how the mathematics and concepts of waves apply in the everyday world.