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Hands-on Activity

Can You Hear Me Now?

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity students will experiment with how far sound travels naturally, as compared to how far it travels with satellite amplification.
Overview
Topic: Amplification of sound
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of sound amplification
  • An exploration of how satellites are used to amplify or concentrate signals
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of the way sound waves are amplified when they are concentrated in a particular direction or area of space.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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