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Sound and hearing
A nice site designed to help students to understand sound and waves, very well presented. There are acoustic and audio related web demonstrations and experiments.
The ear pages
Exploration of the ear and hearing on the Nobel Prize site, based on the work of Medicine Prizewinner Georg von Bekesy. Videos, simulations and a quiz.
Launch the game to help Mel get her voice back by leaning about sound.
Blockbusters quiz on light and sound
Click on the letters for questions on light and sound and work your way across the board.
Blockbusters quiz on sound and hearing
Click on the letters and answer the questions - try to make it across the board!
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audible and inaudible
frequency and pitch
amplitude and loudness
speed of sound
sound in solids and liquids