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Lesson Plan 3

 (Concepts/Objectives)

"RIDE THE WAVES"

QUESTION
How do waves move across the ocean surface?

UNDERLYING CONCEPT

  • The water in any given wave moves up and down, but it doesn't move forward.
  • The wave's energy, not the water's is transferred along.

SKILLS

  • Modeling
  • Labeling
  • Measuring

OBJECTIVES
Students will be able to:

  • Make a human model of ocean waves
  • Use the model to demonstrate how waves behave

TIME NEEDED

  • 20 minutes

MATERIALS NEEDED

  • Picture or video of waves

 

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