Resonance Demonstration

Grade Range: 6-12
Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media
Duration: 4 minutes
Date Posted: 3/23/2012

Meet Steven Turner, curator at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, as he discusses the Smithsonian's scientific instrument collection. This video focuses on instruments that showcase acoustics resonance, including tuning forks on resonator boxes, matching resonators, Helmholtz resonators, and a resonator on a brass cup. This is the fifth video in a series of five.

The complete series is available on YouTube

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