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How high or low a sound is...
Pitch
African thumb instrument...
Kalimba
Measurement of sound...
Decibel
How loud a sound is...
Volume
Something that responds to vibrations from a sound source...
Sound receiver
Where a vibration starts, like a tuning fork...
Sound source
Shaking, back and forth movement...
Vibration
Identifying sounds as different from one another...
Sound Descrimination
An object's look, feel, sound, taste and smell...
Properties
To make sounds louder...
Amplify
A funnel-shaped device that can amplify sounds at a receiver...
Megaphone
Flap of flesh and cartilage that directs sound vibrations to the inner ear, where nerves transmit messages to the brain...
Outer ear
An instrument for listening to sounds in the body...
Stethoscope
Force applied to an object trying to pull it apart...
Tension
Muscial instrument made from a set of bars or tubes of different lengths...
Xylophone
If an object that vibrates faster will have a higher _____.
pitch
If you have a bottle filled with water to near the top, it will have a ______ pitch than with only a little water in it when struck with a pencil.
lower
Sound travels faster through ______.
solids
A thin string will have a ______ pitch.
high
A thicker string will give a ________ pitch.
lower
A larger instrument makes a ______ pitch.
lower
A smaller instrument makes a _______ pitch.
higher
In a flute and saxophone, the sound produced by _______ ____ through them.
blowing air
The flute will have a ______ pitch.
higher
The saxophone will have a ______ pitch.
lower
A whistle and a siren are a sound ______.
source
A stethoscope and a dog's ear is a sound _______.
receiver
A telephone and a microphone are both a sound _______ and a sound _______.
source and receiver
Sound begins with a source that is ________.
vibrating
Sounds must travel through a _______ (solid, liquid, or gas) from the source to the receiver.
medium
The receiver sends the _______ from the source that translates into ______.
vibration; sound
Sounds can warn, be pleasant or unpleasant, be loud or _____, be high ______ or low
soft; pitched
If you hit 2 rocks together in the air, in pool of water or if you put on rock on the desk, put your ear to the desk, and hit the rocks together which would have a clearer sound? Remember sound travels best through a solid.
the rock on the desk...
How does sound travel from one place to another?
Vibrating source, travels through solid, liquid or gas, receiver senses the vibration from a source and realizes it is a sound...