Mission WM1: Nature and Categories of Waves


Mission WM1 includes questions that target your basic understanding of what a wave is like, how it is different from particle motion, and categorization schemes for categorizing different types of waves. The mission consists of 29 questions organized into 8 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...
 

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to describe the nature of a wave and explain the distinction between wave motion and particle motion.
  • The student should be able to identify and distinguish between contrasting types of waves.


 

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Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:
 



The Physics Classroom, Waves Unit, Lesson 1, Part a

The Physics Classroom, Waves Unit, Lesson 1, Part b

The Physics Classroom, Waves Unit, Lesson 1, Part c

 

Video Tutorials:

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Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below:

 

 

 



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