Sound and light energy. Maryland Standards.
Maryland Education Standards. Sound is a type of energy that travels in waves which are caused by vibrations. Characteristics of Sound. Vibrations: movements made rapidly back and forth. Sound Waves: an invisible transfer of sound energy as it travels away from the energy source. Wavelength: the distance between a point on one sound wave and a similar point on another sound wave. Frequency: The number of vibrations in a period of time is called the frequency of a vibration. Volume: The loudness or quietness of a sound is its volume. Read More...
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MD.5.0. Physics: Students will use scientific skills and processes to explain the interactions of matter and energy and the energy transformations that occur
5.D.4. Wave Interactions: Recognize and describe how light interacts with different materials.
5.D.4.a. Classify materials as translucent, transparent or opaque.
5.D.4.d. Pose questions about why objects appear to be different colors.
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