Lab Exam (Culminating)

Before Class Preparation:

  • Review pre-labs from the semester

In Class Work:

20 minute quiz: Investigation Skills

Can you:

  • Identify independent/dependent/relevant control variables based on an experiment/equation
  • Identify correct units for all variables
  • Create a research question based on variables
  • Linearize a graph based on given equation
  • Use algebra to explain the linearization
  • Predict what the expected slope of a graph should be
  • Identify the correct unit for the expected slope

After quiz:

  • Collect data from the experiment for your final report

After Class Work:

  • Start organizing data from class and complete full lab report

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?
  • Print and read this handout: Air Column Resonance
    • Identify the variables on the handout
    • We’ll be working with water, so computers are not a good idea
  • Download frequency apps:

In Class Activity:

  • Resonance of standing waves
  • Resonance in an air column
  • Verifying the speed of sound in air
  • Record your results here or scan the QR code:

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After Class Work:

Sound Demonstrations

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