Oceanography of Waves

  • Grades 5th–12th
  • Length: 3.5 hours
  • Type: Lab & Field Activity

Students explore the scientific method as they develop and test hypotheses by measuring, graphing and analyzing wave height data. The group explores the physics of waves, online examples of unusual waves and investigates hypotheses using our wave tank while the educator facilitates a discussion of how waves can impact shorelines and communities with their constancy and power.