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Super Size Wave Spring NGSS

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This super size version of the ever popular spring toy is a perfect way to demonstrate wave theory in a way your students will never forget.

Description

This super size version of the ever-popular spring toy is a perfect way to demonstrate wave theory in a way your students will never forget. Easily model transverse and longitudinal or compression waves and teach the relationship between wavelength and frequency. Perfect for every physics classroom. Measures 80 mm in diameter, 160 mm in length, and stretches up to 8 meters.

NGSS

This product will support your students' understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, as shown in the table below.

Elementary Middle School High School

1-PS4-3
1-PS4-4

Students can use this tool to conduct an investigation of how light and sound waves travel.

MS-PS4-1

Students can use this tool to model and describe simple waves that include how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

HS-PS4-1

Students can use this tool to model and describe simple waves that include how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave, before launching mathematical representation among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.

Suggested Science Idea(s)

MS-PS4-1

With classroom demonstrations and investigations, the emphasis is on describing waves with both qualitative and quantitative thinking, which then can be linked with mathematical representation.

 

* NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.

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