Speed of Sound
Light, Sound and Waves
Light, sound and waves videos
Remote teaching support
A selection of videos to use with your KS5 students (ages 16-19) to support and develop their understanding of Light, Sound and Waves whilst educating remotely.
The Doppler Effect - students could very carefully try this at home using a mobile phone instead of a buzzer (and a tone generator such as found in the free Physics Toolbox Suite app).
Measuring the speed of sound in air (a recommended app to use with this is Phyphox and the Audio Spectrum function).
Diamonds and glass
Waves on a string
Diffraction grating from a teabag
Dispersion and rainbows
The human eye and lenses (for optional Medical module)
Here is a video to learn about one of the careers that involve using knowledge of waves.