An Internet-Based Treasure Hunt

Created by Mrs. Ali

Gowana Middle School - Shenendehowa School District


This activity will require you to travel through different sites in the internet in order to find the answers to the questions on a worksheet.  You will be learning about waves in relation to sound and light.  As you enter each site you may either write or type your answers on the worksheet.  Before you start either print or open and save the worksheet under your name.  When you are finished return your completed worksheet to the teacher.  Click on the link for the worksheet.

 

Site #1:    http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/Class/waves/u10l1b.html

Answer questions 1 and 2 from worksheet

 

Site #2:  http://id.mind.net/~zona/mstm/physics/waves/partsOfAWave/waveParts.htm

Answer questions 3, 4 and 5 from worksheet

 

Site #3:  http://id.mind.net/~zona/mstm/physics/waves/wave3d1/wave3d1.htm

Activity:  Experiment with the wave by clicking above the picture to increase or decrease the wavelength, amplitude and frequency. 

Answer question 6 from worksheet


Site #4: 
http://id.mind.net/~zona/mstm/physics/waves/transLongWaves/transAndLongWavesHome.htm

Scroll down to the short definitions section 

Answer questions 7  and 8 from worksheet

 

Site #5:  http://www.glenbrook.k12.il.us/gbssci/phys/mmedia/waves/edl.html

 Answer question 9 from worksheet

 

Site #6:  http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow2/apr99/soundvib.html

Answer question 10 and 11 from worksheet

 

Site #7:  http://www.frontiernet.net/~imaging/play_a_piano.html

Activity: Play the piano and experiment with the different sounds and their wavelengths

 

Site #8: http://www.kettering.edu/~drussell/Demos/doppler/doppler.html

Answer question 12 from worksheet

 

Site #9:  http://home.a-city.de/walter.fendt/physengl/dopplerengl.htm

Watch this animation of an example of the Doppler effect

 

Site #10:  http://library.thinkquest.org/28160/english/history/whatis.html

Answer question 13 from worksheet

 

Site #11:  http://library.thinkquest.org/28160/english/speedwave/speed.html

Answer question 14 from worksheet

 

Site #12:  http://imagers.gsfc.nasa.gov/ems/waves3.html

Answer question 15 from worksheet

 

Site #13:  http://library.thinkquest.org/28160/english/color/color.html

Answer questions 16, 17 and 18 from worksheet

 

Site #14: http://www.eoascientific.com/interactive/light_radio_sound_waves/light_radio_sound_waves.html

Activity:  Click on the dials to experiment what happens with different variables

Answer question 19 from worksheet

 

Site #15:  http://www.ee.bgu.ac.il/~idog/amazing/index1.htm

This is a virtual tour of optical illusions:  Please try as many different kinds of illusions as time allows.

Answer question 18 from worksheet