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Title Introduction to Oscillations
Description This activity uses the mass on a spring to introduce oscillations to students. Learning Goals: Students will be able to: o Give examples of everyday things that oscillate o Calculate the frequency and period of an oscillating object o Write a description of frequency and period that includes illustrations
Subject Physics
Level High School, Middle School
Type Lab
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords Sound, Waves
Simulation(s) mass-spring-lab


Author(s) Karen King
Contact Email kingkar@missouri.edu
School / Organization Denver School of Science and Technology
Date submitted 2007.04.02
Date updated 2015.04.28