This interactive allows you to change the wind speed and water depth to see how the ocean waves change.
Explores what happens to the energy of a wave as it breaks onto the shore.
The monster waves at Mavericks attract big wave surfers from around the world. But what exactly makes these Half Moon Bay waves so big?
Explores how wind creates waves with some helpful illustrations.
Students investigate wave propagation and recent tsunami disasters. Lesson includes a class demonstration, an online student activity, and extension activity.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Wind Waves.
To predict the main ideas of the text based on context clues, to generate questions about a given topic and to organize and review the knowledge learned about the topic using the SQ3R strategy.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
The Edmund Fitzgerald sank in Lake Superior, possibly as a result of being hit by three rogue waves.
Using the March 2011 Japanese tsunami as a case study, students will step through the formation of a tsunami and use a simulator to learn how wind can affect the wavelength and height of a wave.
Through the lens of the Mavericks surfing competition, students explore how wind affects waves and explore conditions necessary for good surfing.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Wind Waves. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
Shows different parts of shallow water when a waves passes through.
Learn about the characteristics of a wave.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Wind Waves.