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This is an interactive website that can also be downloaded.  Students can adjust amplitude, frequency and tension, as well as fixed or loose end and manual/oscillate/pulse.  It is colorful and fun to play with. It is available in many languages. 
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Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: May 02, 2010
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 30, 2011
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Submitter: Susan Phillips
Keywords: aud, foundations, acoustics, kasa, IVB


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
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Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessibility Information Available: unsure
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Avatar for Larry Boles
5 years ago

Larry Boles (Faculty)

If you are willing to spend enough time with this as an instructor, you can have some nice demos of sound physics to attract some attention by your students.

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