LP Physics U12 Waves

Topic overview: Waves
Unit 11: Waves and Sound – Weeks 3-4
Standard: 4 a-d, f What are waves?
Waves carry energy
Transverse and longitudinal waves, seismic and ocean waves
Wavelength, frequency, and wave velocity
Sound waves, music
Beats, diffraction, refraction, resonances
The Doppler Effect
LO: Understand basic parameters of transverse waves.
Learn how to identify amplitude, frequency and calculate wave velocity.
DI: http://math-science-resources.com/category/physics-unit-12-waves/

Textbook: Glencoe – older edition
Self study: read section 14.1
Read + DI: section 14.2 Wave properties
example problem
HW: pg 386 15-26