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Seismic waves

Students identify and interpret the difference between P- and S-waves by using a slinky. Students describe and illustrate a pulsing motion as the vibration direction parallel or perpendicular to the direction the seismic wave moves. Students summarize their findings found about seismic body waves.

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Resource Details

Grade
7th - 10th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Included Materials
  • Project

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