Wave on a String

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Wave on a String وێنه‌ی شاشه‌  دابه‌زێن  Embed
  • شه‌پۆله‌کان
  • فرێکانس
  • زۆروزه‌به‌نه‌یی
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ناوه‌ڕۆک

  • شه‌پۆله‌کان
  • فرێکانس
  • زۆروزه‌به‌نه‌یی
  • Damping

Description

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.

Standards Alignment

Common Core - Math

HSF-TF.B.5
Choose trigonometric functions to model periodic phenomena with specified amplitude, frequency, and midline.*
Version 1.1.22

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Teacher-Submitted Activities

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 HS
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Concept questions for Physics using PhET (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 HS
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Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (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 HS
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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 تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Wave demonstrations: water, sound, light (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 HS
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Wave clicker questions (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 HS
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Preguntas de razonamiento para todas las simulaciones HTML5 A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López UG-Adv
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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 تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Waves on a String HTML5 PreAP Lesson A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Elyse Zimmer HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
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 UG-Intro
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How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS دیکه‌ فیزیا
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Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López MS
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SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López MS
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PREPARATORIA: Alineación de PhET con programas de la DGB México (2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López UG-Intro
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PRIMARIA: Alineación con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López K-5
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Brzina vala Karmen Prugovečki MS Guided فیزیا
Speed of a Mechanical Wave Ferdinand Bautista HS
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Properties of Waves Virtual Lab Amy Mattes MS تاقیگه‌
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Guided Discovery for Waves on a String Don Loving HS
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Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS دیکه‌ فیزیا
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer HS
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Properties of Waves - Lab Guide Ryan Aman MS Guided
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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 HS
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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 تاقیگه‌
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Energy waves digital lab Martin Hofkamp MS
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PHET Digtial Wave Lab Martin Hofkamp K-5
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Standing Waves Lab Kristin Mandsager HS تاقیگه‌ فیزیا
Wave Interference Shawna Carter MS
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Waves on a String Charlotte Daniell HS تاقیگه‌
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Lab- Wave Simulation Kyle Bracchi MS تاقیگه‌
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Waves on a string Kim Diate and Jovelyn Ysa-al HS HW
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