Understanding Sound

by: John Haysom and Michael Bowen

Predict, Observe, Explain (POE) sequences provide an important way to enhance students' understanding of important scientific ideas. In this chapter, the series of experiments help students understand sound. The experiments include concepts such as producing sound when an object or matter vibrates, how sound travels through air, solids, and water, and sound production by a closed pipe.

Grade Levels

High School Middle School


Instructional Materials Physical Science Physics


Type Book ChapterPub Date 10/1/2010Stock # PB281X_9

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