Question Sheet: Cacophony Acoustics


Before reading:

  1. Why is hearing important for animals? 
  2. What do you do when a room is too loud for you to hear the people you're

    trying to listen to?

During reading:

  1. Describe the "cocktail party problem" in your own words. 
  2. Why would Mark Bee, the scientist who studies the cocktail party problem,

    focus on tree frogs? 

  3. What did Bee discover from his experiments? 
  4. What is noise pollution? 
  5. What things to people do that create noise pollution? 
  6. How does noise pollution threaten ...

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