Types of Waves Teacher Resources
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Can You Hear Me Now?
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine sound waves and then create their own waves. They describe both types of waves and use websites to investigate how sound can be altered. This 14-page plan is chock full of fantastic in-class activities, worksheets, websites, streamed video, and a final test for understanding.
5th - 8th Science 71 Views 201 Downloads
Slinky Lab- Simulating the Motion of Earthquake Waves
Sixth graders simulate primary and secondary waves. In this earthquakes waves lesson plan, 6th graders experiment using a slinky to gain understanding of how waves are created during an earthquake. Students record observations in drawings. students research the epicenter of an earthquake.
6th Science 10 Views 113 Downloads
Applied Science - Physics (5A) Pre Lab
Fifth graders look at different types of waves. In this wave lesson, 5th graders find the difference and similarities of electromagnetic and physical waves. They review the components of waves such as crest, trough, wavelength, and wave height.
5th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Students explain tsunamis. In this oceanic lesson, students study the parts of an ocean wave and what type of wave creates a tsunamis. They will design a simulation of a tsunami using a slinky. Students will compare regular ocean waves to a tsunami.
7th - 10th Science 4 Views 46 Downloads
Interactions of Waves
Ninth graders observe the behavior of circular and straight waves as they reflect off a solid boundary. In this physical science lesson, 9th graders create a poster showing wave behavior with correct labels. They make at least three generalization about wave reflection.
9th Science 13 Views 55 Downloads
In this waves activity, learners read about harmonic and linear motion in waves as well as the two types of waves. They match 5 terms to their definitions about the structure of waves, they solve for the wavelength, frequency and periods of waves and they analyze 3 graphs of waves.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 192 Downloads
Introduction to Waves
Students explore ocean waves. They begin by learning the components of a wave, and then discuss the meaning of wave height and wavelength. A demonstration sparks discussion about how to make waves, and an activity with the National Geographic Wave
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 5 Views 8 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2010
Every topic under the sun is covered in this New York State Regents High School Examination. With the focus of earth science, participants answer 85 quesitons about the solar system, geologic time, rocks and minerals, landforms, and more! An entire year's earth science curriculum is assessed by taking this exam.
9th - 12th Science 22 Views 223 Downloads
Roots of the Mariana Arc
Plumb the depths of the Submarine Ring of Fire and explore seismic waves with this activity. Junior geologists simulate s-waves and p-waves, calculate their speeds, and then apply the data to discover the material that makes up inner Earth.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 35 Downloads
Refraction of Seismic Waves
Mr. Khan uses a metaphor of a car to help explain the change in direction of waves as they hit a boundary between two mediums. He then goes on to explain the relationship between the structure and density of the earth and the behavior of waves after an earthquake.
9 mins 8th - 9th Science 6 Views 3 Downloads
Physical Setting: Physics Exam 2004
Twelve pages of mostly multiple-choice questions comprise this comprehensive New York Regents physics exam. It covers an entire year's worth of physics curriculum and requires about three hours for completion. Review the questions to make sure that they are all covered in your class, then create your own answer sheet for student use.
10th - 12th Science 9 Views 71 Downloads