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Casteel Sound

SOL 5.2 Sound

TermDefinition
energy Sound is a form of _____.
mechanical Sound is a type of ________ energy that is transmitted in the form of waves.
rarefaction part of wave where molecules are spread apart
compression When ________________ waves move through matter, the molecules move backward and forward.
wave A disturbance moving through a medium such as a solid, liquid, or gas is a ________________.
loudness Compression waves change based on frequency and _____________.
solids Compression waves move the fastest through _________.
frequency Number of times an object vibrates in a given period of time is__________________.
decibels The volume of a sound is measured in __________________.
distance Wavelength is best described as the ______________from one point on a wave to the same point on the next wave.
resonates A high soprano singer can break a crystal glass if the glass ________ with her voice.
vibrations In order for humans to make sounds the vocal cords must produce ____________________.
pitch _________________ is NOT a physical property of a sound wave.
sound ____________________ travels through solids, liquids, and gases.
close Sound travels faster through matter that has particles ________ together.
gases Molecules of gases are far apart; therefore, sound travels more slowly through ____________.
fastest Sound travels ________________ through solids.
high Birds make a ______-pitched sound.
echolocation Bats, whales, and dolphins use sound in the form of ______________________ to find prey.
reflected In order for sonar to find a vessel or ocean floor, sound must be ____________________.
animals Some _____________ make and hear frequencies of sound vibrations (pitches) that humans can not make or hear.
sonar _______________ helps people find the location of objects.
Created by: lkcasteel