Light Is Waves: Crash Course Physics #39

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Light Is Waves: Crash Course Physics #39

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https://www.pbs.org/video/light-is-waves-crash-course-physics-39-reswy6/

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Overview:

The way light behaves can seem very counterintuitive, and many physicists would agree with that, but once you figure out light waves it all starts to make more sense. In this episode of Crash Course Physics, Dr. Shini shows us how we know that light exists as a wave and why that's really cool.

Content Standard(s):
Science
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 9-12
Physics
8 ) Investigate the nature of wave behavior to illustrate the concept of the superposition principle responsible for wave patterns, constructive and destructive interference, and standing waves (e.g., organ pipes, tuned exhaust systems).

a. Predict and explore how wave behavior is applied to scientific phenomena such as the Doppler effect and Sound Navigation and Ranging (SONAR).

Tags: diffraction, Huygens Principle, interference, light, physics, wave
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Author: Stephanie Carver