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Sound and vibration

Sound and vibration
Key Info
  • Sound and vibration
  • Duration: 01:39
  • The presenter considers the many ways in which sound is produced and explains the one thing they have in common - vibrations. She then shows how vibrations produce the sounds of a violin and a French horn. Finally she rubs her hands on the handles of a bowl to create a sound.
  • Subject:



    Phys: Waves - Sound and Light

  • Keywords: sound, energy, vibration, vibrate
Ideas for use in class
  • Starting point based on 7-11, to promote discussion and further ideas.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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