Longitudinal Pulses and Waves – 3B20.00

Hanging Slinky – 3B20.10


  • A long slinky is suspended along a frame.
  • Stretch and compress the spring quickly to create a pulse or wave.
  • A spot can be attached to the spring to show that the wave travels and the medium only oscillates.

Location: Jacobs B122 – Shelf 163