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Sound reflection – experiments

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Experimentation instructions:
Experiment on sound reflection.

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2018-03-15
Without the metal plate, the ticking would be barely audible, but in the appropriate position, it can be heard very clearly: Sound waves are partly reflected when they hit an obstacle. The angle of incidence is just as big as the angle of reflection.

Information and ideas:
The experiment can be done in class together with the students.

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