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Exploration 18.5: An Ambulance Drives by with Its Siren On

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When the ambulance is moving (position is given in meters and time is given in seconds), use the animation to guide your answers to the following questions. Restart.

  1. How does the wavelength of the sound wave change in relation to the woman at the right?
  2. How does the frequency of the sound wave change in relation to the woman at the right?
  3. How does the wavelength of the sound wave change in relation to the man at the left?
  4. How does the frequency of the sound wave change in relation to the man at the left?
  5. How does the wavelength of the sound wave change in relation to the patient in the ambulance?
  6. How does the frequency of the sound wave change in relation to the patient in the ambulance?

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Exploration authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.
Script authored by Morten Brydensholt, Wolfgang Christian, and Mario Belloni.

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