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A tutorial from the Physics Classroom that clearly explains the nature, properties and behaviour of sound waves and music, with good animations.
A description of the relevant work of a number of scientists who are famous for work relating to gases or vacuums.
A basic explanation of sound: what it is, how it travels, how you characterise sounds (frequency, wavelegth and intensity) and how they are made.
In its 100-year history, the electric vacuum cleaner has become an indispensable home appliance for most people, and it's obvious why. This site goes through the basic science behind the humble ...
A very detailed site about sounds and acoustics, using the authors room as a case study.
A simple experiment to do on sound. All you need is a large plastic cup, piece of string and some water.
Video telling the story of a man who was accidentally exposed to a vacuum.
A simple activity to explore how sound is made. All you need is a friend and a piece of string.
A nice site designed to help students to understand sound and waves, very well presented. There are acoustic and audio related web demonstrations and experiments.
Page explaining what a pressure vacuum is.
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