Start a 10-Day Free Trial to Unlock the Full Review

Why Lesson Planet?

Find quality lesson planning resources, fast!
Share & remix collections to collaborate.
Organize your curriculum with collections. Easy!
Have time to be more creative & energetic with your students!

Transverse and Longitudinal Waves

It is not a unique or exciting lesson, but rather the typical demonstrations of transverse and longitudinal waves. Use a rope for modeling transverse waves, and a plastic coil or spring toy for longitudinal waves. 

71 Views 81 Downloads
Instructional Ideas

  • Where this resource may most come in handy is if you are teaching waves for the first time or need a refresher
Pros

  • The background information and lesson procedure are explained quite well
Cons

  • None
Included Materials

  • Activity