Tag Archives for: "Sound"

LSOP Live: Physics of the Body, November 19, 2021

There is a lot of physics that underlies the way your body works, and we’ll explore 20 different cool experiments that illustrate how principles of electricity, sound, motion, and light are are at work in your body. We will show you how to make a simple “lie detector” that can tell if you are nervous, [...]

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Lesher MS Classroom Connections, March 11-12, 2021

The LSOP crew did a virtual Classroom Connections program with Lesher Middle School on March 10-11, 2021. The program — which focused on waves, sound, light, and beyond the rainbow — involved experiments and activities done by the students in their classroom (with help from teacher Ms. Freemyer and student-teacher Ms. Harsh). These experiments and […]

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LSOP Live: The Music Show, February 5, 2021

Talking about music gives us a chance to talk about forces, frequency, energy, vibrations, and states of matter. It’s a rich topic, and one we had a lot of fun exploring. How many ways can you play Hot Cross Buns? We play it on glasses, bottles, sewer pipes, electrical conduit, and, of course, actual hot [...]

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LSOP Live: Waves and Oscillations, September 25, 2020

Why do you swing your arms when you walk? Why is lightning followed by thunder? And, most importantly, what happens when you drop a bowling ball on a giant water balloon? In this episode of LSOP Live, we discuss all this and more. This week, we introduce a new feature – polling! We ask you [...]

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Everything You Need To Know About Sound

What happens when you blow a trumpet through a bubble? You’ve heard of an optical illusion—how about an auditory illusion? The resources on this page answer these questions and more!

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Get Your Science On: Chronophones

This week, McKenna teaches us how to build Chronophones, a classic LSOP experiment that makes things sound like they’re coming from different places than they actually are.

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Get Your Science On: Ramphone

Katie shows as an awesome experiment you can build where sound actually travels through your head instead of through the air! It’s all in your head!

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Get Your Science On: Voice Vibrations

In this episode, Mayon shows us an awesome way to see sound using a microphone, speaker, and a piece of rubber!

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