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Sound Through a Medium: Flickering Candles

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Demonstrate how a flickering candle responds when exposed to a variety of sound frequencies, this quick practical experiment designed as a lesson starter for Year 7 to 11 physics.

This Key Stage 3/4 science classroom resource shows how a candle's flame reacts when placed in front of a loudspeaker, which changes the pitch of the sound.

Part of the series: Secondary Lesson Starters

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