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Vibrations and Sound

Introduce young kids to the physics of sound. Watch this video to learn how objects and animals make sounds with vibrations. Can you think of some other loud and soft sounds?

The Speed of Sound

Source: Air & Space/Smithsonian. An unusual cloud sometimes appears just as an aircraft is going supersonic - accelerating past the speed of sound. So…

The Sound of Music

Music:Richard RodgersLyrics:Oscar Hammerstein IIBook:Howard Lindsay and Russel CrouseSuggested by:The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta TrappDirector:Susan H. SchulmanMusical Director:Mich…

Form of Notice for Sound Recordings

The copyright notice for phonorecords of sound recordings should contain the following three elements:the symbol (P) (the letter P in a circle);the year of first publication of the sound reco…

Brewer's: Sound as a Bell

Quite sound. A cracked bell is useless as a bell. Blinde Fortune did so happily contrive, That we, as sound as bells, did safe arive At Dover. Taylor's Workes, ii. 22 (1630). Source: Dic…

Brewer's: Sound as a Roach

Quite sound. A pun upon roach or roche the fish, and the French roche, a rock. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894SoundingsSound as a Bell A B C D E F G H…

Brewer's: Sound Dues

A toll or tribute which was levied by the king of Denmark on all merchant vessels passing through the Sound. (Abolished 1857.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 18…

Animals: Pictures and Sounds

Homework Center – Frequently Asked Questions Animals: Animal Pictures & Sounds Field Guides (Click on a type of animal for a list of species) Animal Diversity Web National Zo…

Brewer's: Sound

a narrow sea, is the Anglo-Saxon sund; hence such words as Bomarsund, etc. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sound DuesSoul of a Goose A B C D E F G H I…

Brewer's: Soundings

In nautical language, the depths of water in rivers, harbours, along shores, etc. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Sour GrapesSound as a Roach A B C D E F…