Resonance in an air column

Before Class Preparation:

  • Read this overview of Resonance in an Air Column
  • Answer Pre-Lab Questions in Google Classroom (due before class)
  • What is the distance between different parts of a standing wave (nodes, anti-node) in terms of wavelength?
  • Read this handout: Air Column Resonance
    • Print if possible
    • Identify the variables on the handout
    • We’ll be working with water, so computers may not be the best idea
  • Download frequency apps:

In Class Activity:

After Class Work:

  • Create a data table using Google Sheets
    • Organize class data for lesson tomorrow
  • Tutorial Video: Air columns & sound waves
  • CK12: Sound in a tube