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Ch 6: TExES Science 7-12: Oscillations

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Take a look through this engaging chapter to review oscillation-related content. These lessons and quizzes help you get ready for these types of questions on the TExES Science 7-12 exam.

TExES Science 7-12: Oscillations - Chapter Summary

Expand on your knowledge of oscillations by working through this chapter in preparation for the TExES Science 7-12 exam. You will find insightful information on:

  • Formula for simple harmonic motion
  • Hooke's law and the spring constant equation
  • Potential and kinetic energy in simple harmonic motion
  • Motion, mass and frequency in the spring-block oscillator
  • Pendulum equations in physics

Viewing our video lessons helps speed up your preparation process for the exam. The lessons have corresponding quizzes with them, so you can assess your knowledge before taking the actual exam. If you need assistance with a concept or scientific law, you can get help from one of our online instructors.

6 Lessons in Chapter 6: TExES Science 7-12: Oscillations
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM): Definition, Formulas & Examples

1. Simple Harmonic Motion (SHM): Definition, Formulas & Examples

After watching this video, you should be able to explain what simple harmonic motion is, describe the features of the motion, and use equations to solve simple harmonic motion problems, particularly for a mass on a spring. A short quiz will follow.

Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation

2. Hooke's Law & the Spring Constant: Definition & Equation

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what Hooke's Law is and use the equation for Hooke's Law to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

Simple Harmonic Motion: Kinetic Energy & Potential Energy

3. Simple Harmonic Motion: Kinetic Energy & Potential Energy

After watching this video, you will be able to explain what simple harmonic motion is, describe the energy interplay involved in various situations, and use energy equations to solve simple harmonic motion problems. A short quiz will follow.

The Kinematics of Simple Harmonic Motion

4. The Kinematics of Simple Harmonic Motion

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what simple harmonic motion is, and use the kinematics equations for simple harmonic motion (both conceptually and numerically) to solve problems. A short quiz will follow.

Spring-Block Oscillator: Vertical Motion, Frequency & Mass

5. Spring-Block Oscillator: Vertical Motion, Frequency & Mass

After watching this video, you will be able to explain how a spring-block oscillator is an example of simple harmonic motion. You will also be able to use an equation for a spring-block oscillator that relates the frequency and mass of the block.

Pendulums in Physics: Definition & Equations

6. Pendulums in Physics: Definition & Equations

After watching this lesson, you will be able to explain what a pendulum is, why it is an example of simple harmonic motion, and use equations to solve pendulum problems. A short quiz will follow.

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