Science Quiz / Sound

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How much matter there is in a given volume
A description of how high or low the sound seems to a person
brass and woodwind instruments are in this category of instruments
These three bones make up the smallest bones in your body- hammer, stirrup
The object's highest natural frequencies
The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
Sound waves with frequencies above the normal human range of hearing
Describes your perception of the energy of a sound
The lowest natural frequency of an object
A reflected sound wave
Sound with frequencies below the human range of hearing
A set of notes that combine in patterns that are pleasing
DefinitionTerm
The study of how sounds interact with each other and the environment
A disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave
Sound waves make this vibrate in the ear
The change in frequency of a wave as its source moves in relation to an observer
Guitar and violin are examples of these instruments
This affects the sound quality of a musical instrument by increasing the loudness of certain overtones
Gas, solid, liquid are the three types of these that sound can travel through
In cold temperatures this is how sound travels
Where the vocal cords are located
When the echoes of a sound are heard after the sound source stops producing sound waves
A fluid filled cavity shaped like a snail shell in the ear
The amount of energy a sound wave carries per second through a unit area
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