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Waves and Interactions

Waves and Interactions


Students will be able to explain about electromagnetic waves in detail.

Remember, this is your notes. Stop, rewind, or rewatch as much as you need.

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Video 1 of 2.

Here are your notes. Take good ones.

Source: Langhans and various other educators

Light Interactions

Video 2 of 2

Take good notes

Source: Langhans and various other educators

These are the “S” in WSQ. You must have them under your video notes completed by the due date on the Unit Plan

Part 1: Parts and Math of Electromagnetic Waves

1. What kind of wave is an EM wave?

2. The ________ field and the _________ field are ___________ to each other and ___________to the motion of the wave.

3. Draw an EM wave and label all of the parts.

4. Draw a wave that is 5 Hz and explain it.


Part 2: Wave Interactions

11. Draw in the reflected wave in the picture: 


12. What kind of interference is shown in each diagram?



14. What process is occurring in the picture below?



Source: Langhans and various educators

HOT Question: LIght

After you have watched the video and answered the summarizing questions, write a HOT question. See the directions above and on your Unit Planner.

Source: inspired by C. Kirch