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EISCO™ Lab-Aids™ Energy Transfer: Waves, Sound and Light Kit

Students use water and springs to produce both longitudinal and transverse mechanical waves, then compare their similarities and differences.

Manufacturer: fisher scientific  211

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Catalog No. S98797


Description & Specifications


For Use With (Application) Studying wavelengths and frequencies
Product Type Waves, Sound and Light Kit
Includes 28 student worksheets and guide, teacher guide, 6 mini wave tanks, 6 spring, 6 pieces of elastic string with barbed ends, 6 plastic paddles, 6 15cm rulers, Transparency 1: Wave Characteristics, Transparency 2: Comparing Wavelength

Students will:

  • Observe wavelength and frequency and discover the relationship between them
  • Create and observe different pitch notes and relate the sounds produced to the frequency of the vibrations
  • Read about the wave nature of different energy forms, including light and sound and learn about the fundamental features common to all waves
  • Read further to compare and contrast the similarities and differences among different energy waves
  • Understand how our eyes and ears interpret various wave forms