International Year of Sound 2020

Resources

There is a wealth of information available on acoustics, sound, and the effects of sound

Resources

Do you want more information on sound and its effects? Some key online resources are listed below. Also, a couple demonstrations of acoustical effects can be found on the tabs to the left.

  • Wiki4YearOfSound2020
  • Making information about acoustics freely available to everyone to celebrate the International Year of Sound 2020.

  • Explore Sound
  • The education and outreach site of the Acoustical Society of America.

  • Human Sound
  • Physclips on speech and hearing, hosted by the University of New South Wales.

  • Acoustics and Vibrations Animations
  • Educational material by Daniel Russell.

  • Universo del Sonido de AcústicaUACh
  • The “Universe of Sound” project by the Instituto de Acústica of the Universidad Austral de Chile, a support tool for secondary school students and teachers who are studying sound. In Spanish.

  • Exhibition: La La Lab – The Mathematics of Music
  • An interactive exploration and discovery of music from a mathematical perspective, currently showing in Heidelberg. The website from IMAGINARY contains a large set of free / open source resources.

  • World Health Organization — Make Listening Safe program
  • Under the theme “Make Listening Safe”, WHO draws attention to the rising problem of noise-induced hearing loss due to recreational exposure to loud sounds.

  • So klingt meine Welt (Sounds of my World)
  • A YouTube video especially for children, produced by the German Acoustical Society (DEGA), showing the daily routine of a pupil and all the sounds around it – as result of a drawing and video contest.

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