# Waves

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Curipod generated lesson: "Waves". #8-10

1. Word cloud
120 seconds
What is a wave?
2. Slide
60 seconds
Waves are vibrations that move through a medium, such as air or water. Waves can be mechanical, like sound waves, or electromagnetic, like light. Waves can be measured by their wavelength, frequency, and amplitude.
Waves: What are they?
3. Slide
60 seconds
Mechanical Wave -Longitudinal Wave -Sound Wave Transverse Wave - Water Wave
Waves That We Have Experienced.
4. Slide
60 seconds
The highest wave ever recorded was in Alaska in 1958 and measured 1,717 feet (524 meters) high. The power of a single wave can be enough to light up 10,000 homes.
Did you know?
5. Slide
60 seconds
6. Slide
60 seconds
Transverse Wave: A wave that causes the particle in the medium to vibrate in a direction perpendicular to the wave's direction of travel.
Longitudinal Wave: A wave that causes the particle in the medium to vibrate in a direction parallel to the wave's direction of travel.
The ripples on the surface of the water. The secondary waves of an earthquake. Electromagnetic waves. The waves on a string. The ocean waves.
Sound waves in air. The primary waves of an earthquake. The vibration of a spring. The fluctuations in a gas. The tsunami waves.
7. Open question
300 seconds
What are the different types of waves and how do they compare to each other?
8. Open question
300 seconds
What are some examples of waves that we encounter in everyday life?
9. Open question
120 seconds
Brain break: What is your favorite song on your playlist right now?
10. Drawings
1350 seconds
Question: What is the difference between a transverse wave and a longitudinal wave? In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Draw a diagram that shows the difference between a transverse wave and a longitudinal wave. B. Explain how the two types of waves are similar and how they are different.
11. Poll
60 seconds
What type of wave is a sound wave?
• Transverse
• Longitudinal
12. Poll
60 seconds
What type of wave is a water wave?
• Transverse
• Longitudinal
13. Poll
60 seconds
What type of wave is a light wave?
• Transverse
• Longitudinal
14. Poll
60 seconds
What type of wave is an earthquake wave?
• Transverse
• Longitudinal