Sound Waves and Ocean Waves

Unit 6: Oceanography
Lesson 4 of 6

Objective: SWBAT describe how energy is transferred by waves.

Big Idea: For social animals such as whales, the use of sound is extremely important for communicating with others and sensing their environment in the absence of light. But how does sound travel under water?

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ocean, Science, sound waves, oceanography, KWL
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