Characteristics of Waves

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Waves, waves, and more waves. Here, class members look at the many types and characteristics of energy waves including transverse, longitudinal, standing, seismic, p-waves, s-waves, and l-waves. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas

  • Use the presentation template in class and save the video for students who are absent or in case you need a substitute
  • Add hands-on exploration of waves using Slinkies
Classroom Considerations

  • Lesson best fits as a review of energy waves

  • Comes with nine worksheets, allowing pupils plenty of practice

  • Video utilizes some colloquialisms, which may confuse pupils
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