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Waves can look like this.

..or this.

..or this.

..or even this.

But dont forget these.

A wave is a disturbance that


transfers energy from one
place to another.
A medium is the material
through which a wave travels.

Ocean waves and sound waves need


a medium to travel through
(mechanical waves).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=

Light waves can transfer energy


from the sun through space because
they dont need a medium to travel
through (electromagnetic waves).

Alien
Real Space