Pop Bottle Waves & Hair Dryer Ripples

Unit 3: Waves
Lesson 1 of 8

Objective: Students investigate how motion and wind create waves on water.

Big Idea: In this opening lesson, we explore what waves are all about as we observe, draw, and think about how waves are shaped and how they move and what creates them.

  Print Lesson
35 teachers like this lesson
Subject(s):
Science, Waves, Sound, Sounds Waves, Observing & Predictng, engineering
  65 minutes
bottle rocking
 
1
2
3
Similar Lessons
 
What Is A Wave?
4th Grade Science » Waves Aren't Just In The Sea
Big Idea: Students will understand what a wave is and the terminology to use when describing a wave.
  Favorites(4)
  Resources(9)
Anchorage, AK
Environment: Urban
Jillian Gates
 
What are Waves?
4th Grade Science » Waves
Big Idea: In this hands on lesson, students work at several stations using every day ordinary objects in order to gain an understanding of different types of waves and their properties.
  Favorites(28)
  Resources(14)
Helena, MT
Environment: Suburban
Melissa Romano
 
Vocabulary and Introduction
4th Grade Science » Waves
Big Idea: To be ready for a new unit of study, vocabulary is a great place to introduce the new topic while preparing them for the learning to come.
  Favorites(4)
  Resources(10)
Flagstaff, AZ
Environment: Urban
Ellen Herman
 
 
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload
details
close