Standing Waves

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Background Information: 

Brief Description: Students learn about standing wave theory and then conduct experiments with a water bottle and their smartphone to test whether theory and experiment agree. 

Age Range: 17-18

Subject(s): Physics

Didactical Hours: 60 minutes



Learning objectives: 

 - Students can explain the formation of standing waves using superposition.
 - Students can describe nodes and antinodes.
 - Students can solve problems with standing waves in pipes.


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