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# Standing Waves

## Waves with their ends fixed in place are important to music and electronics.

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## Standing Waves

Students will learn how standing waves form through constructive interference and how to solve standing wave problems where either both ends are constrained or neither of the ends are constrained.
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## Violin

Learn about wave harmonics on a string by looking closely at the sound produced by a violin.
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## Pan Flute

Learn about wave harmonics in a column of air by looking closely at the sound produced by a pan flute.
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## Standing Waves Part I: Demonstration

A demonstration of standing waves and their different harmonics is performed.
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## Standing Waves Part II: Explanation

Explains the equations for the harmonics of standing waves.
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## Standing Waves Quiz - PPB

Calculate the frequency and wavelength of standing waves in a variety of media.
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## Standing Waves Quiz

Calculate the frequency and wavelength of standing waves in a variety of media.
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## Standing Waves Discussion Questions

A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Standing Waves.
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