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 62 Views 190 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 8 Views 112 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 instructional activity, 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
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 3 Views 8 Downloads
In this waves instructional activity, students 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 16 Views 190 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 plan, 9th graders create a poster showing wave behavior with correct labels. They make at least three generalization about wave reflection.
9th Science 7 Views 53 Downloads
Properties and Behaviors of Waves
Sixth graders discover the properties of different waves as they rotate around to several learning stations. In this scientific observation lesson, 6th graders apply the types of waves to the behavior they exhibit. This lesson does not include instructions or information on the 8 wave stations.
6th Science 6 Views 35 Downloads
"Origins: Back to the Beginning" Worksheet
In this origins of the universe worksheet, students answer questions that are associated with the video, "Origins: Back to the Beginning." They write short answers or fill in the blanks with material from the movie or from their prior knowledge.
6th - 9th Science 19 Views 162 Downloads
Looking at the World in a Different Light
In this lesson plan, 7th graders relate colors to wavelengths of light; explain how we see colors and describe types of waves and their technological applications. Students go through a tour and answers questions to the quiz as they go through the tour.
7th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads