GCSE Wave Properties Booklet

*Whole unit on GCSE Wave Properties topic including solutions- download preview here *

This comprehensive booklet includes detailed notes, extensive questions and solutions on the GCSE Waves Properties topic. These activities are designed to accompany GCSE specifications, but will also stretch and challenge the most able students.

Learning Outcomes include:

  1. explain the difference between longitudinal and transverse waves
  2. know the definitions of amplitude, frequency, wavelength and period of a wave
  3. know that waves transfer energy without transferring matter
  4. know and use the relationship between the speed, frequency and wavelength of a wave
  5. use the relationship between frequency and time period
  6. use the above relationships in different contexts including sound waves and electromagnetic waves
  7. know that light waves are transverse and sound waves are longitudinal
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Created: Nov 3, 2019

Updated: Nov 14, 2019

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