Sound

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Sound
vibrations from a source that travel through a medium
Vibration
the fast back-forth movement made by sound
Medium
the material (solid, liquid, or gas) through which sound travels
Rate of Vibration
how fast something vibrates
Frequency
the speed or how fast something vibrates
Pitch
how high or low a sound is
Volume
how loud a sound is
Particle
a piece of matter
Tension
how tight or loose something is
Sound is made up of ...
moving air, water or solid particles that vibrate.
The higher the frequency....
the faster the vibrations which makes a high pitch sound
The lower the frequency...
the slower the vibrations which makes a low pitch sound
For stringed instruments, you can make a high sound by plucking the _____________ string...
plucking the shortest string because it has the fastest vibrations
For stringed instruments, you can make a low sound by plucking the _____________ string...
plucking the longest string because it has the slower vibrations
For stringed instruments and drums, you can make a high sound by changing the tension ...
The tighter the tension the higher the pitch.
For stringed instruments and drums, you can make a low sound by changing the tension ...
The looser the tension the lower the pitch.
For most instruments, the larger the instrument ...
The lower the pitch
For most instruments, the smaller the instrument ...
The higher the pitch
For a wind instrument, the longer the air pipe
The lower the pitch
For a wind instrument, the shorter the air pipe
The higher the pitch
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