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Blowing bottletops: making music with s bottles

Postby rachelet » Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:25 am

What kind of data chart can be used when experimenting with making music in glass bottletops? We are trying to determine how the frequency of a note produced is related to the length of a column.
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Project Question: Blowing bottletops:kaing music with glass bottles. My daughter will learn how the pitch of a note depends on the length of a column. I have a question about how what kind of data she should collect.
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Re: Blowing bottletops: making music with s bottles

Postby theborg » Tue Jan 01, 2013 1:39 pm

rachelet,

Welcome to Science Buddies and thank you for the question. If you have a way to accurately measure the frequency of the note then I would suggest plotting the data on a graph with the length of the bottle neck along the x-axis vs. frequency along the y-axis to show the relationship between the two.
I hope this helps.

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