Middle School / Physical Science

Waves and Energy

Students learn that sound is produced by vibrating objects, that sound travels from a source through air, solids, and liquids, and its loudness depends on the amplitude of the wave. The amplitude of the wave defines the waves energy. The frequency of the wave defines the pitch.

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Waves and Energy