You will discover how to expand your knowledge of waves by studying the interaction of sound waves with different materials.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:
In a two-story home, why do you think most people prefer to have carpet on the floors of their second-story rooms?
~ Most people probably prefer to have carpet in their second-story rooms because second-story noise is absorbed more with carpet on the floor than it is with wood or tile on the floors. This makes it quieter on the first floor.
Which material absorbs the most sound: paper, cloth, or plastic foam?
~ Cloth absorbs the most sound.
Which material absorbs the least amount of sound: paper, cloth, or plastic foam?
~ Paper absorbs the least amount of sound.
|Approximate Time||2 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should have a general understanding of the following terms: absorption and sound.|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||absorption, sound,|