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# Longitudinal Wave

## Mechanical waves in which energy travels parallel to the wave's oscillation.

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## Longitudinal Waves

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Describes longitudinal waves.
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## Pan Flute

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Learn about wave harmonics in a column of air by looking closely at the sound produced by a pan flute.
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## Preschool Races

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Learn about the relationship between rotational and translational kinetic energy, and how each are exchanged when objects roll down inclined ramps.
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## Mechanical Wave

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Longitudinal Wave Interactive
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## Longitudinal Sound Waves

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Longitudinal Wave Interactive
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## Longitudinal Waves Quiz

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Reviews the characteristics of longitudinal waves and the definitions of compression and rarefaction.
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## Acoustic Diffuser

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Learn how to prevent echoes.
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