Resonance: Definition & Transmission of Waves - Quiz & Worksheet


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Resonance of sound waves results in _____.

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1. Resonance of light waves results in _____.

2. When the vibrations of one object match the resonant frequency of a second object, the first object increases the _____ of the vibrations of the second object.

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Light and sound waves interact with objects in special ways. The way light and sound waves resonate with objects creates changes in amplitude, resulting in colors and sounds. Use this interactive quiz and worksheet before, during, or after the lesson to solidify your knowledge of the principal of resonance.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be tested on:

  • Result of resonance of light waves
  • Result of resonance of sound waves
  • Explanations of resonance of light and sound waves

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define main phrases such as resonant frequency and resonance
  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you understood the most important information about how and why resonance occurs
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the principal of resonance

Additional Learning

Review the lesson to learn more about the principal of resonance. The lesson, Resonance: Definition & Transmission of Waves, addresses the following objectives including:

  • Define resonance and resonant frequency
  • Understand how resonance works on a molecular level
  • Understand how resonant frequency effects sounds and colors
  • Define transmission
  • Know how transmission impacts resonance