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The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has student extra Waves of Destruction: Tsunamis
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Explore the topic of tsunamis at this PBS website.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Low Cost Physics Activities: Pulses on a Coil Spring
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Use a slinky to demonstrate wave categories and behaviors.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Student Difficulties with Wave Concepts
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Before you get too far into your instruction on waves, learn about common misconceptions that students have.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Teachers' Domain: Origins of Wave Energy
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This set of lesson plans from Teacher's Domain centers around the use of slinkies and videos to explore the different types of waves and the nature of a wave.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide The Physics of Tsunamis
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Be prepared for those student questions about tsunamis. Use this resource to deepen your understanding.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Waves and Optics - Introductory
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These workshop-style tutorials and accompanying activities guide students through various wave topics - including the categories of waves.


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The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has student extra Flickr Physics
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Visit The Physics Classroom's Flickr Galleries and enjoy a photo overview of the topic of waves.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has student extra Wave Animations
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View four animations that distinguish between longitudinal waves, transverse waves, water waves and surface waves.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide The Laboratory
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Looking for a lab that coordinates with this page? Try the Wave Motion Lab from The Laboratory.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Curriculum Corner
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Learning requires action. Give your students this sense-making activity from The Curriculum Corner.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Treasures from TPF
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Need ideas? Need help? Explore The Physics Front's treasure box of catalogued resources on Types of Mechanical Waves.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Wave Animations
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Demonstrate the distinction between longitudinal waves, transverse waves, water waves and surface waves.


The Physics Classroom: Categories of Waves has teaching guide Wave Demonstration
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Try this demonstration of longitudinal and transverse waves using dynamic carts connected by springs.



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