Episode 176: How Does Sound Travel Underwater? The Science of Sound

Sound! It is all around us. We all know how sounds travel in air, but what about water? You’ve probably noticed sounds underwater when swimming at the pool or at the beach. Things sound louder and more defined, and it is very interesting to experience. Does sound travel differently through water? What is the science behind it? In this episode, I will take you behind the science of sound, water, and what happens as sound travels through water.

Here’s an article! It is called “How We Hear Sounds!” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/06/how-we-hear-sounds/)

Here’s an activity! It is called “Hearing Sounds Underwater! Activity” (https://spectacularsci.com/2024/06/hearing-sounds-underwater-activity/)

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