String Telephones

Yesterday, Class 4 were exploring how sound changes over distance. We know that sounds get quieter as the distance between the sound source and your ear increases.

We created string telephones  and discovered that sound energy can travel from particle to particle far easier in the solid string telephone, so the sound of your voice is louder over the same distance than it was in the air.

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