Simple Harmonic Motion and Waves

       

Essential Questions:

   
  • What is the relationship between simple harmonic motion and waves?

  • How do mechanical waves transport energy through a medium?

  • What are the two different types of waves and how do hey move through a medium?

  • What is the relationship between frequency and wavelength in a wave?

  • What is the relationship between period and frequency?

 

Readings:

   
  Light and Matter Pg 13-19 Take Notes
  Light and Matter Pg 47-53 Take Notes
  Light and Matter Pg 60-63 Take Notes
     

Knowledge Checks:

   

 

Link Description Source Website
  Waves Reading and questions about Waves The Physics Classroom
  Period of a Pendulum Reading about Period of a Pendulum Physics Lab
  Practice with Springs Spring Worksheet Physics Lab
  Simple Harmonic Motion Practice Questions Select Practice Questions from menu and then complete Practice Questions 1-7 Prentice Hall
  Period of a spring Select Ranking Task from the menu. Select the ranking task and complete Prentice Hall
  Practice Problems Select the practice problems from the menu. Complete problems 1-5 and 7. Prentice Hall
  Waves Practice Questions Select Practice Questions from the menu. Complete Questions 1-5, 8, and 14-19 Prentice Hall
  Physlet Problems Select Physlet Problems from the menu. Complete questions 1-2, 4-5, 7 and 8 and submit. Email to teacher@taylorphysics.org Prentice Hall
       

Labs:

   
  Finding Gravity Complete this lab. Print out the lab when you are done.