Big Idea: Waves carry information without causing a permanent change on the intervening medium. More info...
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Class practical: Students derive the wave equation, by closely observing ripples in a ripple tank.
This episode considers how these three quantities are linked by the wave equation v = f × λ , measuring f using an...
Sound travels more slowly through carbon dioxide (the gas given off by the fizzing tablet) than through air, so when you blow...
What is light? This question might well be posed by an interested pupil. The approach taken in this topic starts on familiar...
A selection of home experiments that are suitable to use with your students remotely to support and develop their...
Remote teaching support
Waves are all around us and an essential part of our everyday life. These series of videos provide useful ideas and practical...
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