HS-PS4-1: Wave Properties in Various Media

Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.

Clarification Statement: Examples of data could include electromagnetic radiation traveling in a vacuum and glass, sound waves traveling through air and water, and seismic waves traveling through the Earth.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to algebraic relationships and describing those relationships qualitatively.


Disciplinary Core Ideas
PS4.A: Wave Properties

Crosscutting Concepts
Cause and Effect



Assessments


Phenomena

 

Anchor Charts


Video


Vocabulary

Waves
Wave properties
 - frequency
 - wavelength
 - speed
Relationship (𝑣 = 𝑓𝜆)
Media
Cause and Effect

Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media. (Cause and Effect)


Resources


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