Driving question : What is sound and what are sound properties?
In this activity students use the sound sensor and record sound waveforms from tuning forks.
Concepts: Amplitude, Frequency, Loudness, Period, Pitch, Sound wave,
Grade level: Middle School (11-14 years),
Activity type: Data logging,
Sensors: Sound sensor,
Interface requirements: Single analog sensor input,
The Student Worksheet gives investigation instructions for students.
The Teacher Notes includes teacher commentaries such as didactical approach, exemplary questions, assignments and data analysis.
The Science Background describes the scientific principles that underlie the activity.
Coach Activity/Result file can be opened in the Coach 7 Program. This requires Coach 7 to be installed on your computer.