Wind and waves-Experiment
Target Group: Primary School
Subject: Geology & Water Movement
Ocean Literacy Principle: 2,3,4,5
Students investigate what causes ocean waves.
Students learn how wind causes waves in the ocean. They explore different kind of wind, like making wind through a straw. They look how wind effects water and experiment with increasing waves and wind from two directions. Students predict what influence the wind will have on the shore and the animals living there.
Projector, computer. For each group of 4-6 students: dishpan or container, water, straws, paper, rocks and pebbles, clay.