Additional Learning Tools and Resources

Watching a presentation is a passive activity. Getting information is important ... but its not the destination or end point. Now that you've watched the video, its time to do something with the information you've heard. It's time to act on it. The resources below provide an opportunity to do this. We encourage learners to solidify their learning through the use of one or more of the following resources.

Physics Interactives: The Particle Wave

The Particle Wave simulation allows you to explore the nature and properties of a wave. Properties such as wavelength, amplitude, and speed can be changes. The effects of the change on the wave pattern and particle motion can be immediately observed.

Minds On Physics, Sound and Music Module, Mission SM1: Nature of a Sound Wave

Mission SM1 pertains to the fundamental nature of a sound wave. You'll get a workout in reading, thinking, and conceptual reasoning and you will finish better than you started.

Concept Builders, Waves and Sount Chapter, Wave Basics

Understanding always begins with the basics. Make sure you know the basics of waves. This will help.


Tutorial on Sound and Music, Lesson 1, Sound as a Mechanical Wave

Need a refresher? The written Tutorial is always a great place to go to re-visit the main ideas of a video.