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Grade 3 Waves and Sound
Sound energy
  1. is made of many colors
  2. refracts when it is near water
  3. is the energy produced by vibrating sound waves
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
How loud or soft a sound is:          volume         .
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
Our         mouth         helps us form sounds.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
A student holds two vibrating objects. Object A is vibrating faster than Object B. Which sentence below is TRUE?
  1. A is LOUDER than B.
  2. B is LOUDER than A.
  3. A will have a higher PITCH than B.
  4. B will have a higher PITCH than A.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
If you roll a large sheet of paper into a funnel, you can hear the sound better (think of a megaphone). This process of increasing the loudness of sound is called
  1. measuring a wave.
  2. absorption.
  3. reflection.
  4. amplification.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
        Pitch        refers to how high or low a sound is.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
How loud or soft a sound is.
  1. pitch
  2. volume
  3. reflect
  4. refract
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
The energy we can hear is?
  1. potential energy
  2. mechanical energy
  3. open circuit
  4. sound energy
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
What is how high or low a sound is?
  1. shadow
  2. volume
  3. closed circuit
  4. pitch
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
          Vibrate           means to move quickly back and forth.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
Sound travels in waves.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
How can we tell if something is making sound, even if we can't hear it?
  1. The item will get larger.
  2. The item will get smaller.
  3. The item will be vibrating.
  4. The item will disappear.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
A form of energy that you can see. An example would be a lamp, burning matches, or the sun. It is called                .
  1. chemical energy
  2. light
  3. sound
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
The loudness of a sound is called
  1. the sound wave
  2. the volume
  3. the amplitude
  4. the pitch
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
The words to describe pitch are:
  1. fast, slow
  2. loud, quiet
  3. high, low
  4. big, small
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
What is a disturbance that carries energy from one point to another point?
  1. absorb
  2. wave
  3. reflect
  4. volume
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
When you make sounds by plucking a rubber band, you make the rubber band move back and forth very quickly. This movement is called
  1. loudness
  2. amplitude
  3. pitch
  4. vibration
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
The highness or lowness of a sound is called the
  1. pitch.
  2. loudness.
  3. vibration.
  4. resonance.
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
The words to describe volume are:
  1. fast, slow
  2. loud, quiet
  3. high, low
  4. big, small
Grade 3 Waves and Sound
Which of the following sound sources would produce the LOUDEST SOUND?
  1. jet plane
  2. pin falling
  3. doorbell
  4. whisper
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