Parts of a wave

Parts of a wave


1. At the end of the lesson students will be able to identify the parts of a wave and label them on a diagram.

See More
Try a College Course Free

Sophia’s self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

28 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

253 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 22 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.


Parts of a Wave

Source: YouTube


1. What is the highest part of a wave called?

2. What is the distance from peak to peak or trough to trough?

3. What is the maximum distance from rest?