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Waves

Summary

A wave is a traveling oscillation that transfers energy and information. Waves can be described in terms of their amplitude, frequency, wavelength, and speed. The speed of a wave is a product of its wavelength and frequency. The energy of a wave is related to its amplitude and frequency. In this lesson you will investigate wave properties using an interactive simulation and then create transverse and longitudinal waves with springs.
Waves

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