Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

sound waves science

Wave a disturbance in matter that carries energy from one place to another
Medium the material through which a wave travels through matter
Traverse medium vibrates at a right angle to direction wave is traveling
Compression medium vibrates parallel to direction wave is traveling
Wavelength the distance between a point on a wave and the same point on the next cycle of the wave
Frequency the number of complete cycle over a given period of time
Pitch frequency of sound as you perceive it(how high or low it sounds)
Amplitude maximum displacement of medium from rest position
Loudness Our perception of amplitude (intensity)
Decibels(Db) unit of measure
Created by: katcanny