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paint bounces up and down in a speaker due to the vibrations from sound
DEFINITION OF SOUND

Sound is caused by vibrations that travel through the air. These vibrations can cause other things to vibrate, too. We hear sound with our sense of hearing, which is made possible by our ears.

To better understand how sound works…

DEFINITION OF SOUND. Sound is caused by vibrations that travel through the air. These vibrations can cause other things to vibrate, too. We hear sound with our sense of hearing, which is made possible by our ears. To better understand how sound works…

LET’S BREAK IT DOWN!

Instruments make vibrations.

guitar string vibrates close up making sound

When you play an instrument such as a guitar, you are causing vibrations that make sound. The guitar strings move back and forth really fast when you pluck them.