Sound propagation: tambourine & candle 2 © Siemens Stiftung 2016 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Sound propagation: tambourine & candle 2

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Tambourine is struck and the sound spreads out towards the lit candle. Second of three pictures regarding the experiment “Tambourine blows out candle".

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2018-02-01
The experiment “tambourine blows out candle" shows clearly how sound waves are propagated and cause the air particles to move.

Information and ideas:
Experiment which can be done easily in class. It makes the invisible sound waves visible.
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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