Being P-Waves and S-Waves
From Starting Point
In this role-playing activity, students physically act out the motions of P-waves and S-waves in class to help them develop an understanding of how these waves work in the Earth. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment ideas, references and topics covered.
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DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-496
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Author: Michelle Hall-Wallace
Science Education Solutions, Inc.
Author: Randall Richardson
University of Arizona, Tucson