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In groups of 2 or individually prepare a ten-slide (approximately) PowerPoint Presentation

Presentation:  vibration, waves and sound

 

In groups of 2 (or individually) prepare a 10 minute (10 - 15 slide approximately) PowerPoint presentation on ANY topic relating to vibrations, waves and sound. You may select and sign-up from the list below, or find your own topic.
 

The task is to “explain how it works.”  

 

Topics will relate to vibrations, waves or sound.

TOPICS
  • sonar
  • radar
  • ultra sound for medical imaging in pregnancy
  • ultra sound for physiotherapy treatment of muscle injuries, arthritic joints etc.
  • kidney stone treatment using shock waves
  • ultrasound used to treat horse injuries
  • earthquake waves
  • vibration arrestors on buildings
  • the Galloping Gertie bridge
  • opera singers breaking crystal glasses with their voices
  • can animals such as dogs or horses detect earthquakes before they occur?
  • how to sounds and vibrations from whale-watching boats affect the lives of whales?
  • acoustics of concert halls

    MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS SUCH AS:
  • percussion
  • woodwind
  • brass
  • acoustic guitar
  • electric guitar
  • speakers for electronic music
  • ANY OTHER TOPIC THAT YOU CAN THINK OF