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Crave the Wave

Division: B – Middle School

Event Rules: See National Rules

National Event Page: Here


In this event competitors must demonstrate knowledge and process skills needed to solve problems and answer questions regarding all types of waves and wave motion.


Each team may bring one three-ring binder of any size containing information in any form and from any source attached using the available rings. Sheet protectors, lamination, tabs and labels are permitted. Participants may remove information or pages for their use during any part of the event. Each team may also bring writing utensils, protractors, rulers and two stand-alone calculators of any type for use during any part of the event.


High score wins.

Event Resources:

USGS: The Science of Earthquakes

Epicenter Lab Video

Epicenter Lab

Index of Refraction

Cool Demo with a slinky!