5.24: Longitudinal Wave Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12 % Progress MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Practice Progress % % Practice Now MEMORY METER This indicates how strong in your memory this concept is Share Add to Library Turn In Read Practice Resources Details Loading... Notes/Highlights Having trouble? Report an issue. Color Highlighted Text Notes Show More Vocabulary Language: English ▼ English TermDefinition longitudinal wave Wave in which particles of the medium vibrate in the same direction that the wave travels. Image Attributions Show Hide Details Description What a longitudinal wave is, its compressions and rarefactions and what a P wave is. Learning Objectives None Related Materials Longitudinal Waves Difficulty Level: At Grade Authors: Jean Brainard, Ph.D. Tags: longitudinal wave p wave SCI.PHY.311.3.L.1 (2 more) SCI.PSC.231.13.L.1 Wave Subjects: science Physical Science Concept Nodes: SCI.PSC.231.13 (Longitudinal Wave) Grades: 7 , 8 Date Created: Nov 01, 2012 Last Modified: Sep 13, 2016 Vocabulary None Save or share your relevant files like activites, homework and worksheet.To add resources, you must be the owner of the Modality. Click Customize to make your own copy.