Students examine the physical properties of waves to explore the word crest and trough. They use toys to study waves in air, water and light.
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Earthquakes: Fifth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
After learning about P waves and S waves, fifth graders view the intensity of earthquakes by examining seismographs and images of earthquake damage. Young scientists then forecasting future quakes by analyzing data about earthquakes...
Earthquakes: Third Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
Introduce third graders to energy waves with a hands-on geology activity, in which they answer questions and compare seismograms in the San Francisco Bay area. After a demonstration that shows how bigger waves indicate a high-intensity...
3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Plumbing the Deep-Using Sound Waves to See
Students explore and learn about the concept of echolocation. In this echolocation instructional activity, students explore how animals and engineers use echolocation (seeing under water) and sound waves to look and hear things under the...
3rd - 5th Science