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Sound propagation experiments

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Experimentation instructions:
Study of sound conductivity of different materials.

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2017-04-20
Sound can propagate in solid, liquid or gaseous bodies.
Glass, metal and wood, for example, are good conductors of sound.
Felt, cotton wool and polystyrene, for example, are bad conductors of sound.

Information and ideas:
To be done together with students in class or in group work.

Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: parameters
Vibrations and waves
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Experiment
Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Sound
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