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Investigate How Sounds Travel

In this worksheet, students will answer questions about how sounds travel from their source.

'Investigate How Sounds Travel' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Sound

Curriculum subtopic:   How Sounds Travel

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Worksheet Overview

Sounds - how are they made?


Sounds are produced by vibrating objects. The sound travels as a wave in a straight path away from the source of the noise.




Sounds become softer, or fainter, the further away we are from the source. A good example is an aeroplane which is very loud when it is taking off at the airport, but can hardly be heard when it is flying high above our heads. 


Sound travels around corners by being reflected off other surfaces.


boy thinking


OK, keep that in your head while we travel through some questions...

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