Ripples of Energy

Instructional Resource

Contributed By
Smarter Balanced
Subjects
Science
Grade Levels
Grade 4
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Ripples of Energy

Instructional Resource

This activity guides students through the process of building a model to demonstrate energy movement through liquids. For this activity, you will need a plastic bin to hold water, an object that floats in water, and a cup to produce ripples.

This grade-four resource aligns with:

PS4-1 Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

4-PS4-1 Develop a model of waves to describe patterns in terms of amplitude and wavelength and that waves can cause objects to move.

Author
Adam Liebow
Publisher
Smarter Balanced - Smarter Tools for Teachers