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written by Manjula Devi Sharma
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This resource is a set of calculus-based physics tutorials and worksheets on waves and optics, developed for students who have successfully completed a course in high school physics.  It was designed to be implemented in student-centered cooperative learning environments.  The tutorials feature thematic workshops across a broad range of topics relating to wave phenomena, types of waves, sound, simple harmonic motion, electromagnetic spectrum, reflection/refraction, lenses, and mirrors.    Workshop Tutorials were deliberately designed to not be part of the formal assessment procedure, allowing students to openly discuss problems in physics and explore solutions in a stress-free environment.  Solutions are provided to students as they leave the class, giving them immediate feedback on their ideas.  All materials, including worksheets/solutions and activities, are available in Word and PDF formats.    

Created by the University of Sydney Physics Education Research group (SUPER) this item is part of a larger collection of activity-based physics tutorials.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Optics
- Geometrical Optics
Oscillations & Waves
- Oscillations
= Simple Harmonic Motion
- Wave Motion
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Tutorial
= Unit of Instruction
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© 2002 Workshop Tutorials for Physics, University of Sydney, Australia
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concave lenses, convex lenses, damped oscillation, diffraction, double-slit diffraction, longitudinal wave, mass on a spring, oscillation, reflection, refraction, resonance, sound waves, total internal reflection, transverse wave, tuning fork, wave interaction, wave interference, wave motion, waves
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Metadata instance created July 13, 2008 by Caroline Hall
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M. Sharma, (UniServe Science, 2002), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/waver.html).
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M. Sharma, Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Waves and Optics - Regular (UniServe Science, 2002), <http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/waver.html>.
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Sharma, M. (2007, June 12). Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Waves and Optics - Regular. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from UniServe Science: http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/waver.html
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Sharma, Manjula. Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Waves and Optics - Regular. UniServe Science, June 12, 2007. http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/waver.html (accessed 31 July 2014).
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Sharma, Manjula. Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Waves and Optics - Regular. UniServe Science, 2002. 12 June 2007. 31 July 2014 <http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/waver.html>.
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This is the full collection of activity-based physics materials by the authors, which includes units on mechanics, properties of matter, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, and quantum physics.  Each topic is broken down into introductory and calculus-based levels.

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Covers the Same Topic (Different Course Level) As Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Waves and Optics - Introductory

This is the set of introductory worksheets and activities on waves and optics designed for students with little or no prior background in physics.

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