What are waves?

Welcome to the "What are Waves?" "What are Waves"simulation. Here you will learn all about waves, including what they are, what properties they have, and how they appear in the real world.

Ocean waves lap the shore of a tropical beach as a gust of wind blows. A blue arrow is used to show the rising and falling of the water's surface and the movement of the wave crests towards the beach.

Below are links to the relevant theory pages: