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Sound Waves
A sound wave is similar in nature to a slinky wave for a variety of reasons. First, there is a medium which carries the disturbance from one location to another. Typically, this medium is air; though it could be any material such as water or steel... More »

Sound - Wikipedia

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These fundamental elements form the basis of all sound waves. They can be used to describe, ...

Sound is a Pressure Wave - The Physics Classroom

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Sound is a mechanical wave that results from the back and forth vibration of the particles of the medium through which the sound wave is moving. If a sound ...

Sound Waves and Music - The Physics Classroom

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Offers an animation of how high and low pressure waves make the eardrum vibrate along with information on how the journey of sound waves affects the brain.

Overview of Sound Waves - Physics Lessons: School for Champions ...

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Dec 1, 2009 ... Overview of Sound Waves by Ron Kurtus - Succeed in Understanding Physics: School for Champions.

Sound Waves - Media College

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An introduction to sound waves with illustrations and explanations. Includes examples of simple wave forms.

Chrome Music Lab - Sound-Waves

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Unfortunately, your browser doesn't support the technology that makes these experiments work. For the best experience, view it on Chrome. Sound Waves ?

Transverse and Longitudinal Waves - HyperPhysics

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In longitudinal waves the displacement of the medium is parallel to the propagation of the wave. A wave in a "slinky" is a good visualization. Sound waves in air ...

Physics for Kids: Sound Wave Characteristics - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the characteristics of sound waves in the science of physics including mechanical, longitudinal, pressure, and intensity.

Sound - PhET

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This simulation lets you see sound waves. Adjust the frequency or volume and you can see and hear how the wave changes. Move the listener around and hear  ...