Waves in a ripple tank

IB Physics: Waves in a ripple tank

Simulations on SMARTboards have made wave motion much easier to visualise. What is the role of visualisation in the acquisition of knowledge?NOSPaul Falstad"s ripple tank forms the basis of this lesson but it"s also worth showing the real thing if you have one. There could be a lot of possible investigations hereIt"s difficult not to start talking about light when dealing with reflection and refraction but I try to stick...


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