This webpage from the Science Learning Network provides directions for a simple activity that shows how the water moves as a wave passes by. Only everyday materials are needed. A diagram shows how water moves when a wave goes by and also what happens when waves break on a beach.
Science Learning Network. (1998, December 1). Water on the Move: Wind and Waves. Retrieved October 23, 2021, from http://web.archive.org/web/20190115040355/http://legacy.mos.org/oceans/motion/wind.html
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