Electromagnetic Radiation
Quantum and Nuclear | Light, Sound and Waves

Taking care with technical terms - velocity

Teaching Guidance for 14-16 Supporting Physics Teaching

Being precise when talking about velocity

Wrong Track: The velocity of a wave is how quick it is.

Right Lines: The velocity of a wave is a measure of the speed of travel of a fixed point on the wave (maybe a wave crest) in metre/second, in the direction of travel of the wave.

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