Brains On! What's Behind the Waves and Tides?

Sir Isaac Newton drops by and drops some knowledge. He helps explain why the tides ebb and flow.

Then, an oceanographer/surfer tells us where waves come from and how they get their shape – cowabunga! Plus we hear about what it’s like for marine life that move to a new neighborhood once or twice a day. Sometimes it’s underwater, sometimes it’s not.


Brains On! is an award-winning audio show for kids and families from American Public Media.

Force (Gravitational), Oceanography, Physics
K-6, Middle School

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