How do waves transfer energy?

What are mechanical waves?

How do waves transfer energy?

Waves carry energy from place to place without moving the matter they travel through.

The more energy a wave has, the bigger the wave is!

Waves are produced by something that vibrates.

What are mechanical waves?

Mechanical waves require a medium (matter) through which the wave travels.

The medium can be a solid, liquid, or gas.

Mechanical waves cannot travel through a vacuum (outer space).

Sound is an example of a mechanical wave.

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Flow of energy not matter in transverse waves