Wave Diffraction


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Title Wave Diffraction
Description This investigation gets students to investigate what happens to waves when they hit barriers; move around barriers and pass through gaps. They will compare wavelengths and frequency. They will be able to build patterns to show what occurs and draw them.
Subject Physics
Level High School
Type Guided Activity, Homework, Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Refraction; diffraction; waves; wave interference
Simulation(s) Wave Interference


Author(s) Simon Lees
Contact Email slees@sthildas.qld.edu.au
School / Organization St Hildas
Date submitted 3/12/17
Date updated 3/12/17