Activity: Waves in a ripple tank

Topics: Ripple tank nkLevels: SL/HLNumber of flashcards: 13Topics: Ripple tank nkLevels: SL/HLNumber of flashcards: 18This activity uses a proper ripple tank however the observations could also be made in a bowl of water, a swimming pool or a pond. See who can get the best photo of the different wave characteristics. It is important to see diffraction, interference, reflection and refraction in real life not just simulation.

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