This resource is a lesson aimed at teaching Physics: Waves. This lesson looks at sound waves, rarefactions and compressions.
This lesson has 4 learning objectives that are structured in the IDEAL format:
*Describe what a sound wave is and how to find the speed of sound in air.
*Explain the factors that affect the speed of sound.
*Apply your understanding of sound to explain how the waveform of a sound wave changes with amplitude and frequency.
*Apply your understanding of a reflection to explain what an echo is and how they are formed.
This lesson is designed with challenge questions throughout to stretch your most able students, aimed at getting the most out of the more able students.
Review the lesson before teaching to see how the animations will work in your lesson.