Interference of Waves

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

After Class Work:

Waves Exercise

Before Class Preparation:

  • Read and print (if you want to)
  • What is the significance of the wave equation?

In Class Activity:

  • Lesson on the Wave Equation
  • Solving problems involving wave speed, frequency and wavelength
  • Group Work: Waves exercise handout
  • PollEV

After Class Work:

Speed of Waves

Before Class Preparation:

In Class Activity:

  • Investigate the relationship between the wavelength, frequency, and speed of a wave, and solve related problems

After Class Work:

Introduction to Waves with Pendulums

Before Class Preparation:

  • Sign up for/check online tools (Google Classroom/Braingenie)
  • What is a wave?
  • Bring your favourite song to class
  • Print & Read this worksheet

In Class Activity:

  • Introduce end of unit project
  • Debatable question
  • Group Activity: Pendulum
  • Whiteboard: Sketch a d-t graph for your pendulum

After Class Work:

Quizmas 2019 – Waves

Before Class Preparation:

  • Finish Assigned Braingenies & Self Quizzes
  • BYOD for Open-Internet Quiz

In Class Work:

8 questions, 30 minute Open-Internet MC quiz: Waves & Sound

Can you:

  • Determine the wavelength, amplitude, velocity, frequency of a given wave
  • Solve problems involving the wave equation v=fλ
  • Understand the relationship between wave velocities and mediums they travel in
  • Apply the concept of speed of sound to unfamiliar situations
  • Predict the consequences of the Doppler effect
  • Apply the concepts of wave interference & superposition
  • Predict constructive and destructive interference of sound waves

After quiz:

  • Quizmas Party