Spring Wave Lab
 

Manuals / Instructions:

Review of Waves

Instructions for lab

Equipment:

Double Length Slinky Spring, Pasco P/N SE-8760

Snakey Spring, Pasco P/N SE-7331

Additional Resources:

A beautifully illustrated lecture on waves from Prof. John G. Kramer of the University of Washington (cached copy)

How to Measure the Speed of Light by Cooking Marshmallows in Your Microwave Oven
(link / cached copy)

From the "Orbiting Frog" science blog of Robert Simpson - How to transform a potentially annoying kitchen side effect of standing waves into the measurement of a really important scientific parameter!