Experiencing music through sound vibrations

Evelyn Glennie is a deaf percussion player who's learned to use her body to 'hear' sounds.

How dinosaur sound effects are made

A look at how a sound designer produces sound effects for a dinosaur animation.

How dinosaur sound effects are made (signed)

A look at how a sound designer produces sound effects for a dinosaur animation.

How distance from a sound source affects how loud it will seem

The further you move away from the source of a sound the quieter it seems to become.

How do we know young babies can hear?

Everyone loves talking to babies, but how do we know they can hear us?

How do we know young babies can hear? (signed)

Everyone loves talking to babies, but how do we know they can hear us?

How does sound travel through air?

A demonstration of how particles vibrate and collide with one another to create sound.

How sound can be perceived by people of different ages

A comparison of how a young person and an older person hear sound.

How to identify birds from their songs

Bill Oddie explains how to recognise different bird songs.

How to identify birds from their songs (signed)

Birdwatcher Bill Oddie explains how to recognise different bird songs.