PhysicsLAB Lab
Ripple Tank Checklists

Next to each property, write the word "yes" if the property changes during the wave phenomena being examined and "no" if it remains unchanged.
 
 
1. straight waves reflecting off of an angled barrier
 
 
2. straight waves reflecting off of a parabolic barrier
 
 
3. circular waves reflecting off of a straight barrier
 
 
4. two-point source interference
 
 
5. diffraction through an opening or around a barrier
 
 
6. straight wave refracting across an angled interface
 




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