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This page is a free multimedia tutorial on basic properties of waves, adaptable for for students ranging from grades 8-12. Materials are formatted in Adobe Flash, with short video clips, animations, and interactive question-and-answer sets.

This material is Unit 4, Chapter 15, Lesson 42 of the NROC's Introductory Physics II course.

Please note that this resource requires Flash.
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Education Practices
- Curriculum Development
= Course
- Technology
= Multimedia
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
= Transverse Pulses and Waves
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum
= Interactive Simulation
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
= Sound
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- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
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NROC: Physics - Wave Basics, (National Repository of Online Courses, 2007), <http://nroc.mpls.k12.mn.us/Introductory%20Physics%20II/nroc%20prototype%20files/prototype%20course%20files/lesson42.html>.
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