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Light waves, visible and invisible

A short TED-Ed video about the electromagnetic spectrum including the wavelengths that you can and can't see.

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Moving Point source: Doppler effect and shock wave

An animation to illustrate the propagation of sound waves from a moving source. You can modify the wave speed, the source speed and wavelength.

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Reflection, Refraction & Diffraction

The site explains what happen to electromagnetic waves when it is transmitted and come in contact with a boundary.

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Wave Express

This site has good detail on light and sound waves.

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Speed of Light

A basic site dealing with the speed and wavelength of electromagnetic waves.

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Magnetism

Introduction to magnetism, covering the magnetosphere, magnetic field lines and electromagnetic waves.

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Wave Adder

This site is rather complex to use but allows users to set up two waves of a certain amplitude, frequency and wavelength and add them together.

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Longitudual and Transverse Wave Motion

Animations which demonstrate both types of wave and illustrate the difference between the motion of the wave and the motion of the particles in the medium through which the wave is travelling.

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Particles and waves: The central mystery of quantum mechanics

A short video from TED-Ed about wave-particle duality.

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Enlightened

A site from the ThinkQuest competition about light giving brief descriptions of electromagnetic radiation from radio waves and microwaves to x rays and gamma rays.

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