What do we mean by amplitude of sound?

In this lesson, we will learn about the amplitude of sound and how to protect our ears from very loud sounds.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is the average range of hertz that a human can hear?

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Q2.Frequency is...

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Q3.Frequency is measured in what unit?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is the average range of hertz that a human can hear?

1/3

Q2.Frequency is...

2/3

Q3.Frequency is measured in what unit?

3/3

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Amplitude and Decibels

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Q1.What is the unit of amplitude?

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Q2.What is the abbreviation of this unit?

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Q3.Which of these is a way to protect your ears from loud sounds?

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Amplitude and Decibels

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Q1.What is the unit of amplitude?

1/3

Q2.What is the abbreviation of this unit?

2/3

Q3.Which of these is a way to protect your ears from loud sounds?

3/3

Lesson summary: What do we mean by amplitude of sound?

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