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# Wave Speed

## Discusses how wave speed is calculated and the effect of different materials on wave speed.

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## Wave Speed

Definition of wave speed and how it is related to wavelength and wave frequency, how to calculate wave speed and how it is related to the medium of a wave.
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Use a classic sports stadium "wave" to learn about concepts important to wave motion and interference.
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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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## Doppler Ducks

Learn about the Doppler Effect in the context of a duck swimming across a pond.
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## Stow Lake

Learn about the patterns of wave interference in water.
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## How Fast Does A Gravitational Wave Travel?

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