Sounds Like Science - Kazoo
Pupils discover that energy is needed to produce sound. They see that identifying where the energy comes from enables us to control the type of sound produced. They play the kazoo and manipulate the sound in a variety of ways.
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New Review How I Broke a Wine Glass with My Voice (Using Science!)
You've seen talented singers break glass with a single high note ... is it as easy as it looks? Discover the physics behind the phenomenon with a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The resource covers sound wave terminology, tensile...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
How to Turn Sound Into Light: Sonoluminescence
The conversion of sound into light is a fascinating phenomenon that is a side effect of pistol and mantis shrimp stunning their prey. It is known as sonoluminescence, and it is thoroughly delineated in this fascinating little video. Add...
2 mins 7th - 12th Science
New Review The Ultraviolet Catastrophe
What do scientists do when their observations don't match the theory? An interesting video introduces the ultraviolet catastrophe as part of a larger series covering physics concepts. Starting with ultraviolet light and ending with...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Call to Invention: DIY Speaker Edition
What if I said that you can build a homemade speaker out of a potato chip? Bestselling author and do-it-yourself expert William Gurstelle shows you how in his brief presentation at TEDYouth 2012. He encourages young people to be creative...
7 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable