Mrs. Hoffman's Science

School:Perquimans County Middle School
Location:Winfall NC

Stingray Chaser

Free stingrays and remove harmful algae from the ocean. After removing enough debris from the stingrays, you will be asked to select the correct answer to continue.


Vocabulary Pinball Click on the red flipper buttons to keep the ball in play. Try to hit all of the letters with the ball to spell a word. Next, choose the correct definition for the word. A correct answer gives a free ball and an incorrect takes a ball away. Hold down and release the green button to launch the ball! Try all of the lists or register to make your own!

Word Find

Play the classic Word Search and find game.

Word Scramble - Words Only

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!

Word Scramble - Problems and Definitions

Solve the scrambled words by moving the tiles around. Use the vocabulary definition or math answers to provide you the hint you need!


Play hangman with your words. Guess letters to form words from the lists that are added by people just like you! Practice your classroom lists.

List Content

Sound Unit

  • Diffraction -- The ability of a wave to bend around objects
  • Decibel -- A unit that measures how loud a sound is
  • Echolocation -- A reflected ultrasound wave that is used to determine distances or locate objects (used by many different types of animals)
  • Frequency -- How often a wave occurs in a given amount of time
  • Sound -- A disturbance that travels through a medium as a longitudinal wave
  • Echo -- The reflection of a waves that happens several times
  • Intensity -- The amount of energy that a sound wave carries in a set amount of time and space
  • Doppler effect -- The change in frequency of a wave as the sound source moves in relation to the listener
  • Sonogram -- A reflected ultrasound wave that is used to create an image
  • Reflection -- The ability of a wave to strike a surface and bounce back
  • Elasticity -- The ability of a material to bounce back after being disturbed
  • Pitch -- How high or low a noise sounds
  • Sonar -- A reflected ultrasound wave that is used to locate items underwater (used by humans)
  • Amplitude -- The height of a wave from rest to crest
  • Medium -- A solid, liquid or gas that sound waves can travel through
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