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Waves emitted from a moving source are perceived are perceived at a higher or lower frequency by a stationary observer.

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    Doppler Effect

    Doppler Effect

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Students will learn what the Doppler effect is and how to determine frequencies and speeds using the Doppler shift equations.
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  • Read
    Doppler Shift

    Doppler Shift

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Explains the Doppler shift for sound.
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  • Interactive Simulations
    Doppler Ducks

    Doppler Ducks

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn about the Doppler Effect in the context of a duck swimming across a pond.
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  • PLIX
    Position Relative to Motion

    Position Relative to Motion

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Doppler Effect Interactive
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  • Video
    Doppler Effect Asymmetry

    Doppler Effect Asymmetry

    by CK-12 //at grade
    An example is used to explain why the Doppler effect is different depending on if the source of the sound or the observer is moving.
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  • Video
    Doppler Effect: Moving Source

    Doppler Effect: Moving Source

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Explains the Doppler effect, derives the formula for the effect, and solves an example problem. This video looks at the situation where the source is moving.
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  • Video
    Doppler Effect: Moving Observer

    Doppler Effect: Moving Observer

    by CK-12 //at grade
    The Doppler effect is explained for a moving observer and the formula for this situation is derived.
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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Doppler Effect Quiz - PPB

    Doppler Effect Quiz - PPB

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Calculate the change in frequency of a wave due to a moving source, or the velocity of the source given the new Doppler shifted frequency.
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  • Practice
    Doppler Effect Practice
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    Doppler Effect Practice

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  • Downloadable Quiz
    Doppler Shift Quiz

    Doppler Shift Quiz

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Reviews the Doppler shift and the calculation of observed frequencies.
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  • Critical Thinking
    Doppler Effect Discussion Questions

    Doppler Effect Discussion Questions

    by CK-12 //at grade
    A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Doppler Effect.
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  • Real World Application
    Echolocation

    Echolocation

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Learn how bats fly and hunt in the dark.
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  • Real World Application
    Sonic Boom

    Sonic Boom

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Discover the cause of a sonic boom.
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  • Study Guide
    Waves Study Guide

    Waves Study Guide

    by CK-12 //at grade
    This study guide gives an overview of mechanical waves and the characteristics of transverse waves and longitudinal waves. It also looks at wave interaction: interference (constructive and destructive), beat frequency, standing wave, resonance, and the Doppler effect.
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