MadSci Network: Physics

Subject: Why do finger snaps make noise?

Date: Fri Mar 7 14:00:37 2008
Posted by J Clark
Grade level: 4-6 School: Bell Middle
City: Bell State/Province: Fl Country: USA
Area of science: Physics
ID: 1204923637.Ph

One of my sixth graders asked this question: "When you snap your fingers, why 
does it make a noise?"  We are studying energy and electricity, but haven't 
started waves yet.  What are some good ways to answer this for her?  Thanks!

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