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T. Henderson
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This editor-recommended interactive tutorial from The Physics Classroom will help students understand the relationship of frequency and pitch. Simple language, instructive graphics,…

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T. Henderson
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This interactive tutorial explores factors affecting sound intensity. It explains the mathematical relationship between intensity and distance with example calculations. It also goes…

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Publisher: Siltec
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This website features an extensive collection of animations of physical processes, demonstrating various concepts in waves, optics, mechanics, electricity, and thermodynamics. One…
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K. Forinash and W. Christian
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This is an interactive, on-line eText on the physics of sound. It is designed as an introductory course text and requires no previous physics exposure. It has been use for a…

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This java applet simulates Fourier approximations of sine, triangle, sawtooth and square waves, as well as noise, along with their phase terms and harmonics. The number of terms is…

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D. Stern
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This web page gives instructions for performing mass measurements in the same method used by astronauts on the Skylab space station. Using a hacksaw blade, clamps, bolts, and a…

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D. Russell
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This award-winning website offers animation-based tutorials on concepts relating to wave phenomena, sound waves, simple and coupled oscillators, harmonic motion, resonance,…

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C. Hall
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This AAPT Lesson Plan for Grades 6-9 explores pitch, frequency, amplitude, and resonance phenomena through hands-on activities. It blends digital modeling of wave phenomena with…

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Editor: Mindset Network; Publisher: ReVisions Productions
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This 9-minute video uses an oscilloscope to demonstrate how the loudness of a sound is related to its wave amplitude and how pitch is related to frequency. The author explicitly…

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Editor: C. Hall
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In this investigation adaptable for Grades 6-12, students build and test their own inexpensive vinyl record players to explore three concepts: 1) The relationship of sound loudness…
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