How does an ocean wave transfer energy across the ocean?
How are all mechanical waves similar?
How do stadium waves differ from a real ocean wave?
What is a transverse wave? Can you give two examples?
Describe how forces start waves.
Explain how a wave can travel through a medium and yet the medium stays in place.T
Describe two ways in which waves travel, and give an example of each.
Does water moving through a hose qualify as a wave? Explain why or why not.
Suppose you drop a cookie crumb into your milk. At once, you see ripples spreading across the surface of the milk. What type of waves are these? What was the disturbance?
Suppose you had a rope long enough to extend several blocks down your street. If you were to start a wave in that rope, do you think it would continue all the way down the street? Explain why or why not.