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This is a website from the Pennsylvania State University Center for Gravitational Wave Physics that offers hands on activities for instructors and students.  The activities include an icebreaker that asks the students to search for evidence of simulated gravitational waves in noisy data sets.  In the other activity the students must extract information related to the mass and distance of an astrophysical source by using plots of simulated gravitational wave signals.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Fundamentals
= Gravity
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
Relativity
- General Relativity
= Gravitational Waves
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Instructor Guide/Manual
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- Learners
- Educators
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Keywords:
activity, gravity, gravity waves, icebreaker, student activity
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created March 1, 2009 by Cale Gentry
Record Updated:
October 21, 2012 by Bruce Mason
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when Cataloged:
December 27, 2007
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Pennsylvania State University, (2004), WWW Document, (http://cgwp.gravity.psu.edu/outreach/activities/).
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Pennsylvania State University, Gravitational Wave Activities, (2004), <http://cgwp.gravity.psu.edu/outreach/activities/>.
APA Format
Pennsylvania State University. (2007, December 27). Gravitational Wave Activities. Retrieved October 23, 2014, from http://cgwp.gravity.psu.edu/outreach/activities/
Chicago Format
Pennsylvania State University. Gravitational Wave Activities. December 27, 2007. http://cgwp.gravity.psu.edu/outreach/activities/ (accessed 23 October 2014).
MLA Format
Pennsylvania State University. Gravitational Wave Activities. 2004. 27 Dec. 2007. 23 Oct. 2014 <http://cgwp.gravity.psu.edu/outreach/activities/>.
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@misc{ Author = "Pennsylvania State University", Title = {Gravitational Wave Activities}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 October 2014}, Month = {December 27, 2007}, Year = {2004} }
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