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Sound Is Vibration

Sound Is Vibration

| 1 min

A clip in the Science Please! collection, Sound Is Vibration uses archival footage, animated illustrations and amusing narration to explain what is the sound.

  • direction
    Sylvain Charbonneau
  • animation
    Sylvain Proteau
  • producer
    Jean-Jacques Leduc
  • associate producer
    Marc Bertrand


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Ages 6 to 9

Science - Physical Science

Teacher asks students to: - view excerpts of science-fiction films and address the improbabilities of spaceships making noise; find out how astronauts communicate; - study the range of sounds perceived or produced by various animal, from whales (infrasound) to bats (ultrasound); - experiment with resonant frequency by causing stemmed glasses filled with different amounts of water to vibrate; place the glasses in order so as to play an ascending scale.

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