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Wave on a String

In the simulation students can watch a string vibrate in slow motion. You can wiggle the end of the string and make waves, or adjust the frequency and amplitude of an oscillator. The simulation also allows you to adjust the damping and tension.

Sample learning outcomes include:

*Discuss wave properties using common vocabulary.

*Predict the behaviour of waves through varying media and at reflective endpoints

Curriculum links include:

• Waves
• Frequency
• Amplitude
• Damping

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