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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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This is What Happens When You Run Water Through a 24hz Sine Wave

Surprising Images and a video of what happens when you match sound waves with the same frequency as a camera.

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Superposition Principle of Wave

This animation allows the interference of two traveling waves to be explored. They can be made to travel in the same direction or opposite directions.

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Sound Waves

A very comprehensive resource covering a large range of wave topics, includes excellent animations and diagrams.

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Wave interference

Java applet showing constructive and destructive interference between two longitudinal waves, the wavelength and amplitude of each of which can be altered by the user.

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Standing Waves, Medium Fixed At Both Ends

This site is an animation showing the standing wave patterns that are produced on a string on a musical instrument.

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Uses of Waves

A series of summaries on uses of waves for the UK GCSE level. Covers topics such as sound waves and electromagnetic spectrum.

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Interference of Sinusoidal Waveforms

A little program to show the product of interference of 2 waves. The simulation allows the user to vary the wave amplitude and frequency. This is a good very simple to use tool!

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Waves

BBC revision guide to waves for UK GCSE level. A useful introduction to all the basics and to different types of waves.

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