Science, Tuesday, June 20

Sound

Read the following article:

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/sound.html

Questions:

  1. There are two different aspects to sound. Explain.
  2. Sound is like light in some ways. Explain.
  3. There is an important difference between light and sound. Explain.
  4. Who discovered that sound needed a medium? What was the experiment? Explain the four steps involved in the experiment. Draw a labelled diagram of the experiment.
  5. A sound wave is a longitudinal wave. An ocean wave is a transverse wave. Explain.
  6. Draw a labelled diagram showing the difference between a sound wave and an ocean wave.
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