Waves. What are waves?. There are many different kinds of wave: Light waves Sound waves Waves on water Seismic waves Waves along a rope, or a slinky. There are two sorts of waves. Transverse waves Longitudinal waves. Transverse waves. Most waves are transverse
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After a great performance at a drum and bugle corps contest, the audience decides to start a wave in the stands. Each person rises and sits at just the right time so it looks like a wave. This is a transverse wave because, as the wave moves across the stands, folks are moving up and down.
Sound waves (in solids, liquids and gases)
Shock waves (e.g. seismic waves )
A slinky (when plucked)
A wave can be drawn as a wavy line: