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This webpage from the Science Learning Network provides directions for a simple activity that shows how the water moves as a wave passes by. Only everyday materials are needed. A diagram shows how water moves when a wave goes by and also what happens when waves break on a beach.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Other Sciences
- Geoscience
Waves and Pendula
- Wave Motion
- Informal Education
- Middle School
- Instructional Material
= Activity
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- General Publics
- text/html
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1998 Science Learning Network
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: activity, motion, ocean, waves
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 13, 2010 by Foha Rafiq
Record Updated: Feb 24, 2013 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
when Cataloged:
December 1, 1998
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Record Link
AIP Format
Science Learning Network, (1998), WWW Document, (http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
Science Learning Network, Water on the Move: Wind and Waves (1998), <http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html>.
APA Format
Science Learning Network. (1998, December 1). Water on the Move: Wind and Waves. Retrieved April 23, 2014, from http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html
Chicago Format
Science Learning Network. Water on the Move: Wind and Waves. December 1, 1998. http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html (accessed 23 April 2014).
MLA Format
Science Learning Network. Water on the Move: Wind and Waves. 1998. 1 Dec. 1998. 23 Apr. 2014 <http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Science Learning Network", Title = {Water on the Move: Wind and Waves}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {23 April 2014}, Month = {December 1, 1998}, Year = {1998} }
Refer Export Format

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%D December 1, 1998
%U http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html
%O text/html

EndNote Export Format

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%T Water on the Move: Wind and Waves
%V 2014
%N 23 April 2014
%8 December 1, 1998
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%U http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html


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