This experiment illustrates a sound with higher pitch is caused by vibrations that are fast. A sound with lower pitch is caused by vibrations that are slow. The size of an object helps to determine if it will vibrate fast or slow and therefore its pitch.
Fun extention experiment.
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Standards & Objectives
- Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent...
- GLE 0207.11.1
- Investigate how vibrating objects produce sound.
- GLE 0207.11.2
- Classify sounds according to their loudness and pitch.
- GLE 0207.T/E.1
- Recognize that both natural materials and human-made tools have specific characteristics that determine their uses.
- GLE 0207.T/E.2
- Apply engineering design and creative thinking to solve practical problems.
- GLE 0601.7.1
- Analyze media for their ability to inform, persuade, and entertain.
- GLE 0601.7.2
- Examine the relationship between the visual (e.g., media images, painting, film, graphic arts) and the verbal in media.
- Integrate information presented in different media or formats, such as in tables, images, diagrams, and words to develop a coherent understanding of a...
- Compare and contrast the written version of a story, drama, or poem to the experience of listening to or viewing an audio, video, or live production of a text.
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