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written by the The PhET Project and Chris Cochran
This is a printable student guide/worksheet created for middle school level to accompany the PhET simulation Wave on a String.  Students will explore how frequency, amplitude, wave speed, and string tension are related.  

SEE RELATED MATERIALS for a link to the "Wave On a String" simulation.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
= Longitudinal Pulses and Waves
= Reflection and Refraction (Sound)
= Transverse Pulses and Waves
- Middle School
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Problem/Problem Set
- Assessment Material
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© 2006 The PhET Project
Keywords:
PHET, Phet, amplitude, assessment, frequency, homework problems, longitudinal waves, transverse waves, wave reflection, waves
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Metadata instance created March 19, 2009 by Caroline Hall
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August 18, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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February 8, 2008
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The PhET Project and C. Cochran, (2006), WWW Document, (https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3045).
AJP/PRST-PER
The PhET Project and C. Cochran, PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Wave on a String--The Basics, (2006), <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3045>.
APA Format
The PhET Project, & Cochran, C. (2008, February 8). PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Wave on a String--The Basics. Retrieved December 14, 2017, from https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3045
Chicago Format
The PhET Project, and Chris Cochran. PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Wave on a String--The Basics. February 8, 2008. https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3045 (accessed 14 December 2017).
MLA Format
The PhET Project, and Chris Cochran. PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Wave on a String--The Basics. 2006. 8 Feb. 2008. 14 Dec. 2017 <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/contributions/view/3045>.
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@misc{ Author = "The PhET Project and Chris Cochran", Title = {PhET Teacher Ideas & Activities: Wave on a String--The Basics}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {14 December 2017}, Month = {February 8, 2008}, Year = {2006} }
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