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Title Waves Interference Remote Labs
Description These labs are designed for inquiry remote learning. Learning Goals for lab 1 Intro to waves(screen 1) 2 Interference (screens 1,2,&3), 3 Diffraction (screen 4) Make waves with water, sound, and light and see how they are related. Design an experiment to measure the speed of the wave. Create an interference pattern with two sources, and determine the ways to change the pattern. Find points of constructive and destructive interference by eye and by using the detectors. Compare light wave patterns made by light passing through slits to patterns passing through holes. Explain how the aperture geometry relates to the diffraction pattern. Predict how changing the wavelength or aperture size affects the diffraction pattern.
Subject Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Lab, Remote Learning
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords Amplitude, Double Slit, Frequency, Interference, Light, Sound, Water, Wave Speed. Wavelength, diffraction
Simulation(s) Wave Interference (HTML5)


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 2020.04.16
Date updated 2020.04.25