What is acoustics?

In this lesson, we will be looking at acoustics which is the science of sound waves.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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 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

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Science of Acoustics

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Question 2

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Q1.What is the name of a scientist who studies the acoustics of music?

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Q2.Why do soft materials make sound quieter?

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Q3.Headphones and speakers are designed to...

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Q4.Having a hard flat roof over a stadium will make the sound

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Science of Acoustics

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

Question 4

Q1.What is the name of a scientist who studies the acoustics of music?

1/4

Q2.Why do soft materials make sound quieter?

2/4

Q3.Headphones and speakers are designed to...

3/4

Q4.Having a hard flat roof over a stadium will make the sound

4/4

Lesson summary: What is acoustics?

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