Introduction to Waves with Pendulums

Before Class Preparation:

  • What is a wave?
  • Bring your favourite song to class
  • Print (or BYOD) & Read this worksheet

In Class Activity:

  • Group Activity: Pendulum
  • Whiteboard: Sketch a d-t graph for your pendulum

After Class Work:

  • Check Google Classroom for
    • Review Powerpoint used in class: Introduction to Waves
    • CK12 work in Google Classroom
  • A tutorial of mechanical waves here

Class Setup

Before Class Preparation:

  • Basic knowledge needed for class. They are usually short videos or exercises to get you ready for the class.
  • There are handouts to be read over (and printed if possible) to get you ready for activities/labs in class.

In Class Activity:

  • Your teacher will give instruction for the day’s activity, which will usually be group-based.
  • It is important that everyone in the group comes to class prepared in order to fully discuss the topic at hand.

After Class Work:

  • Google classroom will be used to organize assignments.
  • There will be some video lessons here to reinforce the learning.
  • CK12 adaptive practice that are assigned to match the material covered (aka homework practice).