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Sound Waves

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Ages: 12 - 18
Mobile Phone Generate Radio Waves
From org.uk, produced by Dr. Jonathan Hare
This four minute video reviews the types of waves that are used in mobile, cell phones. than shows a cheap and simple homemade demonstration how a mobile telephone generates radio waves in order for you to use it to communicate.  A good ways to get s... [more]
Found by freealan in Sound Waves
September 5, 2011 at 05:26 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
Sound - by StudyJams
From scholastic.com, produced by Scholastic
Sound is energy that travels as a result of vibration.  It can be characterized by frequency, loudness, and pitch, and is measured in decibels.  Learn more about sound with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also i... [more]
Found by begamatt in Sound Waves
June 4, 2011 at 08:38 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Sand Vibration Patterns - Chladni Plate
From YouTube, produced by St Mary's University
Hey kids! Go rest your hands on a speaker playing loud music. Feel the sound vibrations? Good. Now you might want to adjust your volume for this one.Sound frequencies produce a variety of increasingly intricate resonance patterns. And if you sprinkle... [more]
December 25, 2011 at 11:24 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Measuring the Speed of Sound
From YouTube, produced by Kamal Wafi
The instructor uses Audacity software, a click, a tube and a simple formula to calculate the speed of sound. (05:33)
Found by Kamal101 in Sound Waves
June 16, 2012 at 07:28 AM
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Ages: 16 - 18
MythBusters - Rubens' Flaming Tube
From YouTube, produced by Mythbusters
The mythbusters explain the standing wave in the Ruben's tube. There is a good explanation in this video that describes what causes the wave (01:58).
September 10, 2012 at 08:31 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Singing Rod Vibration Experiment
From YouTube, produced by Steve Spangler
This aluminum Singing Rod is great as an addition to your selection of sound wave demonstrations. With some practice you will be a musical wizard as you play this unique musical instrument. (01:47)
July 27, 2009 at 07:54 AM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Belting Out a Physics Lesson
From sciencefriday.com, produced by Science Friday
High school science teacher Sam Terfa wanted to demonstrate a fundamental physics principle: resonant frequency. To do so, he found the best singer at Minnehaha Academy and had him serenade a wine glass. It did not turn out well for the glass.  (02:4... [more]
Found by begamatt in Sound Waves
June 6, 2011 at 12:34 PM
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Ages: 7 - 12
Oh Boy, Oboe!
From YouTube, produced by Children's Museum of Houston
Ever wondered how does an trumpet gets it's high and low tone? It's something called pitch. Find out how to make your own musical instrument through simple materials such as a straws and scissors. (02:00)
Found by begamatt in Sound Waves
March 31, 2011 at 04:59 PM
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Ages: 3 - 10
There's Science in Sound
From YouTube, produced by Bill Nye
A short clip from the Bill Nye episode on sound.  Bill nye describes sound waves and vibrations in a "musical" format. Run time 2:51
Found by begamatt in Sound Waves
March 29, 2010 at 10:49 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
From YouTube
Student-produced video for a physics class that shows how sound comes from a variety of sources with different characteristics. It explains properties of sounds, and how these properties change depending on the environment. Video explains how the hum... [more]
Found by laneyk in Sound Waves
August 19, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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