Sound Science Demo

Create sound using a variety of fun objects as you measure resonance, vibration, frequency, and pitch!

Barbara Thalhimer Theater
Included with Admission
All Ages
30 minutes
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Listen up! We're exploring the science behind sound waves. We’ll blow your mind—but not your eardrums—with the power of sound.

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About Live Demonstrations

Demonstrations are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Museum educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

Sound Science Is Suitable for Grades 5–8

SOLs covered in this demonstration include:

  • 5th Grade: 1 and 5
  • Physical Science: 6
  • Physics: 5
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