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Investigating the speed of sound

Experiments

Here are experiments our science specialists have selected to support the IB* topic.

Speed of Sound

Experiment #33 from Physics with Vernier

  • Measure how long it takes sound to travel down and back in a long tube.
  • Determine the speed of sound.
  • Compare the speed of sound in air to the accepted value.

Educational Standard
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Subject
Physics
Section
Prescribed Practicals
Topic
4.2 Travelling waves

* The IB Diploma Program is an official program of the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) which authorizes schools to offer it. The material available here has been developed independently of the IBO and is not endorsed by it.

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