Introduction to Double-Slit Wave Interference

Students perform a simple yet powerful hands-on activity designed use their knowledge of wave behaviour to reason through the creation of an interference pattern in Young's double slit experiment.


  • Lesson plans: Introduction to Double-Slit Wave Interference
  • Videos: Classical Wave Interference (approx. 3 min)
  • Activities: Classical Wave Behaviour (worksheet and solutions)
  • Supplementary Materials: Wave-Particle Duality Investigation and more

(Note: all lesson plans and worksheets provided as PDFs and modifiable MS Word documents)

Intended Audience: Senior High (Gr 11-12)
Lesson Topics: Waves
Price: Free