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SP4

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the properties and applications of waves.

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than just a little competition. During our visit with the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm, we start things off by listing the best ways...

Rolling Thunder River Company

We go to McCaysville to meet a group a people who claim their jobs are “better than your vacation.” They’re river guides at Rolling Thunder River Company, a white water rafting company where the...

The Coca-Cola Company

If you’ve got an idea for the next great flavor of Coca-Cola but don’t know what to do with it, we’ve got you covered. We visit the world headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company in downtown Atlanta...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure, it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But...

Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the properties and applications of waves.

SP4 a

Develop and use mathematical models to explain mechanical and electromagnetic waves as a propagating disturbance that transfers energy.

The Coca-Cola Company

If you’ve got an idea for the next great flavor of Coca-Cola but don’t know what to do with it, we’ve got you covered. We visit the world headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company in downtown Atlanta...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure, it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But...

SP4 c

Construct an argument that analyzes the production and characteristics of sounds waves. (Clarification statement: Includes, but not limited to, Doppler Effect, standing waves, wavelength, the relationship between amplitude and the energy of the wave, and the relationship between frequency and pitch.)

Atlanta Motorsports Park

We visit the birthplace of NASCAR, along with a brand new country club for car lovers. That’s right—instead of a golf course, they have a racetrack! In addition to looking back at the area's rich...

Rolling Thunder River Company

We go to McCaysville to meet a group a people who claim their jobs are “better than your vacation.” They’re river guides at Rolling Thunder River Company, a white water rafting company where the...

SP4 d

Plan and carry out investigations to characterize the properties and behavior of electromagnetic waves.
(Clarification statement: Properties of waves include, but not limited to, amplitude, frequency, wavelength, and the relationship between frequency or wavelength and the energy of the wave.)

The Coca-Cola Company

If you’ve got an idea for the next great flavor of Coca-Cola but don’t know what to do with it, we’ve got you covered. We visit the world headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company in downtown Atlanta...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure, it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But...

SP4 e

Plan and carry out investigations to describe common features of light in terms of color, polarization, spectral composition, and wave speed in transparent media.

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than just a little competition. During our visit with the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm, we start things off by listing the best ways...

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

There’s a lot to know about Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sure it’s the busiest airport in the world. And yes, it’s within a two-hour flight of 80% of the U.S. population. But perhaps the most important characteristic of this “airport city” is that it’s the biggest employer in the state with 58,000 jobs!

The Coca-Cola Company

If you’ve got an idea for the next great flavor of Coca-Cola, but don’t know what to do with it, we’ve got you covered. We visit the world headquarters of The Coca-Cola Company in downtown Atlanta, and talk with a few of their nearly 100,000 employees about what it takes to be one of the most recognized brands on the planet. It turns out those high school chemistry classes might come in handy.

Rolling Thunder River Company

We go to McCaysville to meet a group a people who claim their jobs are “better than your vacation.” They’re river guides at Rolling Thunder River Company, a white water rafting company where the employees, surprisingly, still use math to do those jobs. They also use a host of certifications to ensure customer safety. Oh, and being an Eagle Scout doesn’t hurt either.

Cogdell Berry Farm

Here in Georgia, blueberries are starting to give the peach more than a little competition. We visit the folks at Cogdell Berry Farm and start things off by listing the best ways to eat blueberries. And we finish with a few surprises. For example, Cogdell Berry Farm uses laser beams to help sort their blueberries.