Bill Nye, the Science Guy: Sound Waves
  • Physics → Vibration → Sound Waves
  • Music → Fundamentals → Pitch
  • Music → Fundamentals → Rhythm
  • Music → Fundamentals → Dynamics
  • Physics → Waves → Wave Length

Using an oscilloscope, electronic keyboard, and piano, Bill Nye shows what the waves look like for sounds of varying pitches. He also explains how notes and rhythm play a role in forming what we define as music.

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