You will 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:
How does closing a door between rooms buffer sound?
~ When sound waves meet the door, some sound waves are absorbed and the sound cannot be heard as loudly or as clearly on the other side of the obstacle.
Where are some places where sound absorption is important?
~ Answers will vary. Accept all reasonable answers. Some places where sound absorption is important are recording studios, movie theaters, classrooms, and rooms in a home.
|Approximate Time||2 Minutes|
|Pre-requisite Concepts||Students should be able to define absorption, obstacle, and reflection.|
|Type of Tutorial||Animation|
|Key Vocabulary||absorption, obstacle, reflection|