How Science Explains Monster Waves

Ride the learning wave in an episode of a comprehensive physics playlist. Youth learn about the existence of rogue ocean waves and their behaviors. The instructor discusses the chaotic effects of multiple wave collisions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Flip your classroom by assigning the video as homework; use class time for discussion
  • Ask pupils to describe a situation when they were wrong about something and how they found out
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects an understanding of basic wave behavior
Pros

  • Illustrates how scientists change their theories as they collect more information
  • Incorporates diagrams to describe the important concepts
Cons

  • None