Science Scope and Sequence, Waves and Forces in Fluids

Science Standard IV, Physics

Lesson 430, Waves and Forces in Fluids

Defining medium, transverse wave, amplitude, wavelength, frequency, and velocity

Calculating the velocity, wavelength, and frequency of a transverse wave

Knowing the definition of decibel

Understanding the frequency and pitch of sound waves

Describing a compressional wave (compressions and rarefactions)

Describing a sound wave

Calculating wavelength of a sound wave

Defining fluid and buoyant force

Explaining three important principles which govern behavior of fluids: Archimedes’ principle, Pascal’s principle, and Bernoulli’s principle

Characterizing and differentiating electromagnetic and mechanical waves and their effects on objects as well as humans


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