Mechanical Waves and Sound

The spoken word, music, earthquakes, vibrating equipment: the physics of mechanical waves, including sound, govern what we hear, their use in technology, and their effect during such events as earthquakes. In parts 1 and 2, you will use your phone to measure the speed of sound.

Lessons

Mechanical_Waves_and_Sound_Part1_v2

Mechanical_Waves_and_Sound_Part2_v2
 

Activity Sheets

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_1

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_2

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_3

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_4

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_5

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_6

Mechanical_Waves_Sound_Activity_7