#2 - When less water was in the bottle the pitch was lower....

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Jacob Murphy Reed Iacarella Katie Shandri Sect: A2 Due: 3/13/08 Singing Bottles Purpose: Describe how the pitch changes when more water is placed in the bottle. Procedure: 1. Blow across the mouth of an empty bottle. 2. Use the wide mouth of the bottle in you lab drawer, or use a large test tube. 3. Describe what you hear. 4. Pour water into the bottle ¼ of the way up 5. Blow again. 6. Pour water in the bottle again until it is half full. 7. Blow across the bottle opening again. Observations/Data: The more water that was in the bottle the higher the pitch was.
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Unformatted text preview: When less water was in the bottle the pitch was lower. Questions: How does the pitch change as more water is placed in the bottle? When more water is placed in the bottle the pitch goes higher. Generalizations: A bottle can make different pitches when it had certain amounts of water in it. The more water you have in the bottle the higher the pitch is. The less water that is in the bottle the lower the pitch is. To improve this experiment you could use different containers to see how the sounds are different....
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course CHEM 115 taught by Professor Erickson during the Spring '08 term at Augustana SD.

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