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Stone 5th Sound

5th grade Science Sound

QuestionAnswer
What is SOUND caused by? VIBRATIONS
A SUBSTANCE called that carries sounds A MEDIUM
3 types of MEDIUMS SOLID LIQUID GAS
A DISTURBANCE moving through a MEDIUM SOUND WAVE
Does a BASS GUITAR have a high pitch or a low pitch? LOW (not as many vibrations)
Does a FLUTE have a high pitch or a low pitch? HIGH (lots of vibrations)
Distance between 2 SOUND WAVES WAVELENGTH
The SPEED at wihich something vibrates is called______? FREQUENCY
What determines PITCH? FREQUENCY
What is PITCH? The HIGHNESS or LOWNESS of a SOUND. Flute: HIGH Tuba: LOW
SOUND DESCRIMINATION? Being able to identify sounds as being different from one another. (Like MEOW and MOO, or different COINS dropping)
HIGHEST POINT of a Sound Wave CREST! (Ride the top of that sound wave, dude! )
LOWEST POINT of a Sound Wave TROUGH
How LOUD a sound is VOLUME! (Turn down that music!!!!)
What are sound RECEIVERS? Something that detects sound. (How it is heard by a human, animal, insect...)
What are human RECEIVERS> EARS
Other types of RECEIVERS used by animals and insects? Their BODIES( like the buzzing of a bee's wings), ANTENNAE or feelers.
What is a COMPRESSION WAVE? Longitudinal wave where the particles are CLOSEST together.
What is a sound SOURCE? An object that vibrates to make sound.
A rapid back and forth MOVEMENT is called____ ? .VIBRATION
POWER that makes things happen is called_______? ENERGY
What is the term for how far a material has been STRETCHED? TENSION
What is The HEIGHT of a sound wave. AMPLITUDE
If the amplitude is high, is the sound LOUD or SOFT? LOUD
What is the unit for measuring the loudness of sounds? DECIBEL
Locating objects by using sound waves ( that are reflected back to the sender) ECHOLOCATION
Created by: eslsub
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