*PLEASE NOTE* This lab requires one slinky per lab group
This fun activity will help your students to better understand waves. During this lab your students will use a slinky to represent various wave patterns.
This lab activity includes:
*Lab procedures/student worksheet
Students will need to have an understanding of longitudinal and transverse waves as well as the amplitude, frequency, and wavelength of a wave. Students should also understand how amplitude relates to wave energy. Depending on your students’ knowledge of waves, this activity can take 20-40 minutes to complete.
This lesson is designed to address middle school Next Generation Science Standard* (NGSS*) MS-PS4-1
*Next Generation Science Standard and NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product