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Title Waves Intro‌ Remote Lab ‌
Description This lab is inquiry based lab for students working remotely. Learning Goals: Students will be able to: 1. Make waves with water, sound, and light and see how they are related. 2. Discuss wave properties using common vocabulary. 3. Explain how changing the frequency and amplitude affects the characteristics of the wave. 4. Design an experiment to measure the speed of the wave.
Subject Earth Science, Physics
Level High School, Undergrad - Intro
Type Lab, Remote Learning
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords Amplitude, Frequency, Light, Sound, Water, Wave Speed. Wavelength
Simulation(s) Waves Intro (HTML5)


Author(s) Trish Loeblein
Contact Email patricia.loeblein@colorado.edu
School / Organization PhET
Date submitted 20/04/16
Date updated 20/04/21