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April 12, 2022

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Description

This course, What are waves? explains what waves are. It describes different types of wave as well as their properties.

You can listen to the song of a humpback whale and learn about the process of echolocation which is used by dolphins to locate their food. You will also conduct your own online research into how bats use echolocation to locate their prey and also to prevent other bats from locating the same prey.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the types of wave
  • Understand the properties of waves.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction 00:07:00
  • Learning outcomes 00:03:00
  • How do you make a wave? 00:15:00
  • Restoring forces 00:15:00
    • Types of wave 00:07:00
    • Transverse waves 00:20:00
    • Longitudinal waves 00:15:00
    • Graphical representation of waves 00:15:00
    • Sound and hearing 00:10:00
    • Echolocation 00:20:00
    • Ultrasound imaging 00:07:00
    • Conclusion 00:10:00

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