Wave on a String

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Explore the wonderful world of waves! Even observe a string vibrate in slow motion. Wiggle the end of the string and make waves, or adjust the frequency and amplitude of an oscillator.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Discuss wave properties using common vocabulary.
  • Predict the behavior of waves through varying medium and at reflective endpoints.
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Waves on a String (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein MS
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Wave unit (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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EM wave analogy tutorial A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Noah Podolefksy UG-Intro Lab Physics
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Speed of a Wave NGSS aligned A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Susie Dykstra HS Lab Physics
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Sound and Wave Basics A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Dr. Wendy Adams and the Acoustical Society MS
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Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López MS Other Physics
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You've Been Abducted By Aliens: A Waves Simulation Suzanne Sprague MS MC
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Waves on a String Matthew Montamat MS
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Properties of Waves Patrice Edwards HS
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Waves on a String Lab Joe Cossette HS
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Properties of Waves and Wave Speed Steve Kirsche MS Lab Physics
Guided Discovery (Chinese/English) for Freshman University Physics: 6. Wave Interference Janet Chen (陳衫豫), Charity Grace White (白愛恩), Jonathon David White (白小明 UG-Intro Lab
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Guided Discovery (Chinese/English) for Freshman University Physics: 5. Introduction to Waves Janet Chen (陳衫豫), Charity Grace White (白愛恩), Jonathon David White (白小明) UG-Intro Lab
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Speed of a Mechanical Wave Ferdinand Bautista MS
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Guided Discovery for Waves on a String Don Loving UG-Intro
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Properties of Waves - Lab Guide Ryan Aman MS Lab
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Waves on a String and Wave Interference Virtual Labs Jennifer Hamilton HS
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Waves on a string Jason Mcclurg UG-Intro
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Activity: Wave on a String Aaron Keller UG-Intro
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Speed of Wave Investigation David Garza HS
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Wave Properties and Interactions Lab Manual Fatih Gozuacik HS
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Waves on a String AP1 Sarah Cunningham HS Guided
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Energy waves digital lab Martin Hofkamp MS
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Waves on a String Charlotte Daniell HS Lab
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SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
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