Waves Flashcards

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Identify the two types of wave.
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Constructive and destructive waves.

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Identify the two types of wave.
What causes waves?
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Waves are caused by the transfer of energy from the wind to the sea due to the friction of the wind on the water’s surface.

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What causes waves?
Identify the type of waves shown below.

Destructive Waves

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Destructive waves

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Identify the type of waves shown below.
What word describes the movement of a wave up a beach?
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Swash

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What word describes the movement of a wave up a beach?
Which type of wave has a strong swash and a weak backwash?
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Constructive waves

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Which type of wave has a strong swash and a weak backwash?




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