Wave Model Demonstration

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 3 minutes
Date Posted: 3/23/2012

Meet Steven Turner, curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, as he discusses the Smithsonian's scientific instrument collection. This video focuses models used to represent the movement of sound waves, including demonstrations of wave models by Kohl, Ricky, and Crova, as well as a projected lantern wave model. This is the second video in a series of five.

The complete series is available on YouTube

National Standards

United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)

World History Standards (Grades 5-12)

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