Activities to try at home – Slinky waves

Earthquakes travel through the Earth as two types of waves: compressional (squashy) P waves and transverse (wiggly) S waves. Watch the video and try making your own P and S waves at home using a slinky!

Looking for some fun ways to learn more about the Earth?  Why not try out some of these activities you can do at home or in a classroom!

Link to Moldable Soap Earth activity.
Link to Layered Earth Pudding Cup activity
Link to Slinky Wave activity
Link to Lego Layers of the Earth activity
Link to Pop-up Earth Card activity
Link to Knitted Earth activity
Link to Smartphone Seismometer activity
Link to Earthquake Wave Race activity