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Light vs. Sound

Activity Summary
Students will participate in a stations lab that will demonstrate various characteristics of light waves and sound waves. Students will observe and highlight differences between the two forms of waves.

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Learning Objectives
1. Differentiate between transverse and longitudinal waves
2. Differentiate between the light and sound waves

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Lesson Plans
Station Instructions

waves, transverse, longitudinal, light, sound

Last updated: 3/4/2015