Type:

Other

Description:

Students investigate parts of ocean waves and their measurements. An on-line wave simulator allows then to study the effects of wave height, length and period on a boat's movements. Using records of tsunami waves, students compare these heights to familiar landmarks and test a hypothesis about possible relationships between wave height and ocean size and depth.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Space Science,wave measurements,Oceanography,NSDL,Chemistry,Science,on-line activity,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,tsunami size,ocean waves,Physical oceanography,Earth science,Elementary School,Physical sciences,Physics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130094605168T,wave simulator,Space sciences,Geoscience,Astronomy,Natural hazards

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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