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Waves and Sounds

QuestionAnswer
Sound travels as what type of wave?
The speed of sound depends on
What happens to the sirens sound as it is racing towards you?
The science of sound is called
A wave travels through a medium because
Musical instruments have a certain sound quality or
What system is used to detect objects under water?
Sound waves through water in which intense cleaning takes place uses what process?
What process is used in medicine where they send sound waves through the body to get an image?
A disturbance that transfers energy from place to place is called a
The bending of waves due to a change in speed is called
The bending of waves around the edge of a barrier is known as
The interaction between two waves that meet is called
Waves combine to make a wave with larger amplitude in a process called
When an incoming wave combines with a reflected wave in such a way that the combined wave appears to
What occurs when vibrations traveling through an object matches the object’s natural frequency?
Frequency is measured in units called
When a wave hits a surface through which it CANNOT pass and bounces back, it undergoes
Waves combine to produce a smaller or zero-amplitude wave in a process called
Why do you see lightning from a distant storm before you hear thunder?
The speed of sound will travel the fastest in warmer or colder weather?
The pitch of sound depends on
Sounds of frequencies below 20 Hz are called
Sounds of frequencies above 20,000 Hz are called
For stringed instruments you can change the pitch by changing what?
The intensity of sound is measuring its
Change in frequency of a sound wave due to the motion of an object is called
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