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Sound propagation: tambourine & candle 1

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Photo:
Tambourine in front of a lit candle. First of three pictures of the experiment “tambourine blows out candle".

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2018-02-01
The experiment “tambourine blows out candle" demonstrates clearly how sound waves propagate and that a movement of air particles is associated with it.

Information and ideas:
Simple experiment that is easy to do in the classroom.
Further information regarding this photo is available as information sheet on the media portal of the Siemens Stiftung.

Relevant for teaching:
Acoustic phenomena
Sound/acoustics: parameters
Vibrations and waves
Experiment
Personal, social and health education (PSHE); Physics
Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Elementary school; Middle/high school; Vocational training
Sound; Wave (physics)
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