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17 resources with the keyterm speed of sound

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A Whale of a Story

For Students 3rd - 4th
Does sound travel faster in water or in the air? Put the question to the test with a science experiment. After reviewing a table of data, third and fourth graders decide which statements are true and which ones are false. The bottom of...
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Communication Delay

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Construct a maze in your classroom and have a blindfolded scientist act as a space rover, maneuvering unfamiliar terrain while another scientist plays commander. Classmates record the number of occurrences of the commander having to...
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Finding Ocean Depth

For Students 7th - 12th
How to oceanographers measure the sea's depth? Your scientists will step into their shoes in this application worksheet, first reading about how the speed of sound and a simple formula give scientists a depth estimation. Students...
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The Physics of Sound: How We Produce Sounds

For Teachers 1st
First graders construct a KWL chart on sound. In this physics lesson, 1st graders describe different ways to produce sound. They explain how sound waves propagate.
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Physics of Sound: How We Hear Sounds

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify the different function and parts of the ear. In this physics lesson, 2nd graders explain how we hear sound. They read about the life of Helen Keller and respond to questions that follow.
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The Rocket Sled

For Students 9th - 12th
For this secondary mathematics worksheet, students use the given information regarding a rocket’s distance and time to calculate the speed of sound.  The one page worksheet contains one problem with the solution. 
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Speed of Sound in Air

For Students 9th - 12th
For this speed of sound worksheet, learners determine how fast sound travels in air using a tuning fork of known frequency, a graduated cylinder and hollow glass tubing. Students record their data and calculate the wavelength of a tuning...
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Drill: Waves and Sound

For Students 9th - 12th
In this waves and sound worksheet, students answer 23 questions about standing waves, wave reflections, wavelength and frequency and nodes and antinodes.
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Sound

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this sound worksheet, students understand how sound is created and how the human ear "hears." Students compare the frequency, amplitude, and speed of sound. Then students complete 10 matching, 7 fill in the blank, and 11 short answer...
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Telecommunication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Each of these slides has notes for a teacher to support the activities that are planned for the students. The slides give details and facts about sound waves. Although this slide show delivers useful information about the sound waves,...
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Wave Speed

For Students 9th - 12th
In this waves worksheet, high schoolers use the equation for wave speed to calculate frequency or wavelength. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Physics 210: 24

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 210 worksheet, students answer the question of the predicted modes of oscillations heard based on the information provided in the word problems. Students apply their understanding of sound waves to answer the questions...
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Speed of Sound

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the phenomenon of sounds traveling slower than light. They discover why they see things before they hear them and how to estimate the speed of sound as homework.
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Let's Measure the Speed of Sound

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders measure the speed of sound using scientific investigative techniques.
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Architectural Acoustics

For Students 7th - 11th
In this acoustics instructional activity, learners use a chart of the speed of sound through different materials to determine which materials should be used to build certain building types. Students complete 2 short answer questions.
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Curricular Correlations

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to prerecorded sounds and put them into categories. They discus the sounds that would be heard outdoors, and indoors. They go outside for a few minutes and take a "hearing walk." Then they come inside and close their...
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The Sounds of Summer

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students experiment with measuring the speed of sound in an open field by clapping hands and measuring the time delay between the clap and hearing the sound at a long distance. Students practice solving equations at completion of activity.