Making Waves

January 2007
Science & Children;Jan2007, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p50
Academic Journal
The article presents a lesson plan for a topic regarding water waves. As students discover how waves form and move, they can apply this understanding to other types of waves like sound waves, light waves and microwaves. In the Making Waves activity presented, students determine how waves move through water and model the process of energy transfer. The objectives of the activity are to understand that energy is transferred through water and that waves pass through water but do not carry water with them.


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