PHYSICS 163

WAVES AND SOUND (Units “10” and “11”) CALENDAR, 2006-2007

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

1/22 

Waves notes, demos

Wave terminology worksheet

1/23

Wave speed

Wave speed practice sheet

1/24

Boundary behavior and interference simulations

Dance of the standing wave

Video clips (flame tube)

1/25

Standing wave math practice

1/26

Juniors: course recommendation discussion occurs today

Quiz

1/29

Sound definition, discussion, and demos (tooth toons, etc.)

If time: work time

1/30

Resonance discussion and demos (Chladni plates, sounding boards and tuning forks, Tacoma Narrows, etc.)

Begin stringed instruments

1/31 Late arrival

Stringed instruments, continued

2/1

Straw symphony

Standing waves notes, continued

Palm pipes

Prep resonance lab

2/2

Resonance lab

Quiz

2/5

Collect resonance lab

Pan pipes lab

Discuss open air tubes and demo playing paper towel rolls

2/6

Pan pipes lab

2/7

Finish pan pipes lab

If time: review and work day

2/8

Test day!