Waves Review
Give an example of a high amplitude version of each of the following types of waves.

Light waves
Seismic (i.e., earthquake) waves
Sound waves
Radio waves
Tidal waves
 

Give an example of a high frequency version of each of the following types of waves.

Light waves
Sound waves
Electromagnetic waves
 

Circular waves

a)  Draw the rings of waves caused by dropping a pebble into the water.
 
 
 

Where are the waves the highest?
 

c) Where are the waves the longest?
 

d) How can the waves have equal amounts of energy?

If you have a higher frequency, you have a ___________________ wavelength which means the period is _________________.

If you have a lower frequency, you have a ___________________ wavelength which means the period is _________________.
 

Use a diagram to demonstrate different amplitudes between two different waves.
 
 
 

Use a diagram to demonstrate different frequencies between two different waves.
 
 
 

Use a diagram to show how the Doppler effect produces high frequency as something approaches and a lower frequency as something moves away.
 
 
 
 
 

The following are examples of reflection, diffraction, or refraction.  Label which each one is.

__________________ An echo in a big, empty room

__________________ Light being distorted by a foggy window

__________________ A mirror showing you who is around a corner

__________________ A stick appearing bent as it passes through the water

__________________ Hearing around a corner the sound of someone approaching
 

Draw a standing wave and label the nodes.
 
 
 
 


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