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Tuning Fork Interference
Tuning Fork Interference

Tuning Fork InterferenceTwo waves, when traveling through the same medium, will superimpose upon one another, causing interference. In the case of sound, the two sounds will combine to form a single sound. This lab asks students to combine the sounds...

Lab #26.1 Sound: Slow Motion Wobbler
Lab #26.1 Sound: Slow Motion Wobbler

PurposeIn this activity, students will observe and explore the oscillation of a tuning fork. DiscussionThe tines of a tuning fork oscillate at a very precise frequency. That's why musicians use them to tune instruments. In this activity, you will investigate...