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Curipod generated lesson: "sound waves". #5-7

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1. Word cloud
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What is the definition of sound waves?
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Sound waves are vibrations of air molecules that travel from their source to our ears. Different frequencies of sound waves can produce different tones of sound, like music. Sound waves allow us to hear the world around us.
The Wonders of Sound Waves
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Frequency: The number of wave cycles that pass a fixed point in one second, measured in Hertz (Hz). Amplitude: The maximum height or depth of a wave, measured in decibels (dB). Wavelength: The distance between two wave crests, measured in meters (m).
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sound waves are mechanical. sound waves travel through matter. Sound waves can travel faster or slower depending on the medium they travel through. When sound waves travel through a medium, they cause the particles of the medium to vibrate in a pattern
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5. Poll
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What type of waves are sound waves?
  • Mechanical Waves
  • Electromagnetic Waves
  • Gravity Waves
6. Poll
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What is the unit used to measure frequency of sound waves?
  • Hertz
  • Watt
  • Joule
7. Poll
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Which property of a sound wave determines its loudness?
  • Amplitude
  • Frequency
  • Wavelength
8. Poll
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In which medium do sound waves travel fastest?
  • Solids
  • Liquids
  • Gases

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