|Finding Monster Waves|
In this lesson, students learn about the varying sizes of ocean waves, what causes such variation, and where to find giant waves. Students will learn the parts of a wave, and discuss wave height, wavelength, and wave period. They will explore variables that influence wave size through scientific visualizations. They will then experiment with creating waves on the National Geographic Wave Simulator and discuss how geography affects waves.
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Copyright 2001 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-136
This resource is part of 'National Geographic Xpeditions Atlas'
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