Determining Sound Levels

In this lab, students use a sound level sensor to measure the sound levels from different objects. Students will determine the sound sources, and determine the relationship between vibrations and sound level.


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Sound Level Sensor

PASPORT Sound Level Sensor

Measures true sound level in decibels (both dBA and dBC scales) and sound intensity. For use with PASPORT Interfaces.

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Source: Lab #21

Elementary School Science Teacher Guide

Determining Sound Levels