Category Archives: Unit 2

Diffraction & interference podcast

Diffraction, Diffraction through gaps, Interference patterns – two sources, Calculating interference patterns, Calculating interference patterns – directly between sources Calculating interference patterns – in front of one source. Download the notes. Download the videos. Links: pHET Wave interference Interference of … Continue reading

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Making music podcast

Standing waves in strings, Speed of waves in strings, Standing waves in strings – other harmonics, Beats, Open ended pipes, Open ended pipe harmonics, Closed pipes, Closed pipes harmonics, Harmonics & timbre, Spectral analysis Download the notes. Download the video.

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Veritasium – Can Silence Actually Drive You Crazy?

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Sound waves podcast

Sound waves, Wave equations, Speed of sound, The Ear, Speed of sound, Sounds are waves, Intensity, Pitch, Timbre. Download the notes. Download the video. Links: http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/stlwaves.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear

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Sound: Making music quiz

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Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect

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Helium Balloon In Car

Which way will the balloon move as the car changes it motion?

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Sound intensity & decibels quiz

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Physics Girl – Why do mirrors flip horizontally (but not vertically)?

Why do mirrors appear to flip images horizontally but not vertically?

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Physics Girl – How Rainbows Form

The physics behind rainbows and surprising facts about rainbows.

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