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Learning About Sound

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Parallel strings with the top one vibrating. Caption: our fingers cause the strings to move or vibrate.

Introduces how sound is made; how it travels; the terms "pitch," "volume," and "compression waves"; how ears detect sound; and the way vocal cords work. Views the parts of an ear and how they function to allow us to hear sounds. Uses easily replicated experiments to demonstrate sound's principles.

Media Details

Runtime: 15 minutes 7 seconds

  • Topic: Science
  • Subtopic: Physics
  • Grade/Interest Level: 3 - 6
  • Standards:
  • Release Year: 2004
  • Producer/Distributor: AIMS Multimedia
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Viewer Comments

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    Jackie H. (Waupaca, WI)
    March 24th, 2017 at 12:19 PM

    Love that we have access to videos that are captioned. Allows our students; hearing and dhh to watch the same videos together.