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Brains On! Music
Brains On!

The questions asked and answered in this episode include: What is harmony exactly? What does it take to be a great rapper? How does sound travel?

Science News for Students: Explainer - What is Ultrasound?
Science News for Students

Although beyond human hearing, these sound waves can perform important tasks, especially in medicine

Mathalicious: The Sound of Silence
Mathalicious

In this lesson, students use transformations of trigonometric functions to explore how sound waves can interfere with one another, and how noise-canceling headphones use incoming sounds to figure out how to produce that sweet, sweet silence.

Siemens STEM Day: Sending Secret Messages
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students explore how sound waves travel through various materials.

Siemens STEM Day: It's a Secret!
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will gain an understanding of how sound waves travel through different media by building a sound transmission device.

Siemens STEM Day: Sound For Vision
Siemens STEM Day

Students will explore the parts of a sound wave and learn about human reception of sound. Then, they will research and analyze the types of ultrasound before making a claim as to the most beneficial type to human health and well-being.