the student will be able to examine and describe oscillatory motion and wave propagation in various types of media;
: investigate and analyze characteristics of waves, including velocity, frequency, amplitude, and wavelength, and calculate using the relationship between wavespeed, frequency, and wavelength;
: compare characteristics and behaviors of transverse waves, including electromagnetic waves and the electromagnetic spectrum, and characteristics and behaviors of longitudinal waves, including sound waves;
: investigate behaviors of waves, including reflection, refraction, diffraction, interference, resonance, and the Doppler effect;
: describe the role of wave characteristics and behaviors in medical and industrial applications.