Sound Waves Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What are sound waves?

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1. How do sound waves protect you?

2. What parts of the ear help you to hear?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This short science quiz will ask you several multiple-choice questions about sound waves. You'll need to define sound waves and understand how they protect you. You'll also name different parts of the human ear.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

To pass the quiz, you'll need to:

  • Define sound waves
  • Understand how sound waves protect you
  • Name the parts of your ear that help you hear sound
  • Know what causes sound to have different pitches
  • Tell why sounds waves are louder when you are closer to them

Skills Practiced

You'll use the following skills:

  • Information recall - remember what you know about the different parts of your ear
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about sound waves to tell how they protect you
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can correctly define the term ''sound waves''

Additional Learning

Sound Waves Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts is a lesson that goes into more detail about sound waves. This lesson will help you:

  • Learn what bats use sound waves to do
  • Describe what sound waves look like
  • Define the word ''pitch''