When you make popcorn, you begin with a pile of popcorn seeds. When they get
hot, they explode. The noise popcorn makes is a lot of pops, one for each seed.
Popping Noise Demonstration:
Make some popcorn. Listen carefully to the popping noise.
You'll notice that the pops come at random times.
Random means without a pattern: you can't guess when the
next pop will happen! Sometimes lots
will happen at once, sometimes you'll think it's done because the pops
stop for a while.
You'll also notice that the pops are all about the same loudness.
That's what makes popping noise different from