Sound and Vibration Teacher Resources
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Students study sound vibrations and pitches. In this sound vibrations lesson, students study sounds made with various instruments and record their observations on chart paper. Students watch videos about sounds, vibrations, and pitches. Students make a drum and then hear sounds and then watch demonstrations of visual vibrations.
K - 6th Health 15 Views 44 Downloads
Creating Sound Vibrations
Fourth graders create sound vibrations using different objects. In this sound vibrations lesson plan, 4th graders go to centers with different sounds at them, and then use objects to create their own sounds. Students discuss their findings.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 17 Downloads
The Five Senses: Hearing
Second graders explore sound vibrations. In this five senses lesson, 2nd graders demonstrate a sound vibration with a can, balloon, and rubber bands. Students observe the sound vibration when they yell into the can. Students write a journal entry on their observations.
2nd Health 3 Views 3 Downloads
Design an Instrument
Students design an instrument. In this sound, vibration and pitch lesson, students learn about the characteristics of sound, vibration and pitch. Students design a guitar using the assembled craft materials and demonstrate how they would be used to create different pitch.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 17 Downloads
"Putting on a Show:" Sound and Space- Changing Ordinary Spaces to Performance Places
Second graders investigate sound and vibrations. In this sound lesson, 2nd graders examine how sound is different in different areas of the school such as the library, playground, and gymnasium. They determine how sound would need to be changed using microphones to make a performance area.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Echolocation Stations: Exploring Sound
Fourth graders explore the concept of echolocation during a unit on whales. They listen to the book and watch the Reading Rainbow video for "Humphrey: The Wayward Whale," explore various websites, and conduct experiments to demonstrate echolocation and sound vibrations.
4th Science 3 Views 20 Downloads
Second graders investigate how sound is made through vibrations. In this sound waves lesson, 2nd graders visit five different Vibrating Cups centers, record observations in their notebooks, and share their findings with the class. To conclude, students complete a thinking map and answer two questions.
2nd Science 9 Views 25 Downloads
Sounds Like Great Science!
A phenomenal lesson on sound is here for your third graders! In it, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch video, take part in Internet activities, and complete tasks in cooperative groups in order to explore the world of sound and how sound plays such an important role in people's lives.
3rd Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 51 Downloads
Seeing and Feeling Sound Vibrations
Groups rotate through a series of stations and work with a partner to observe sound waves. Children describe sound in terms of pitch, volume, and frequency. To apply their new knowledge, the class considers how these observations can help people who cannot hear or talk.
3rd - 5th Science 19 Views 86 Downloads
Sound Around You
Young scholars examine physics by conducting a sound experiment. For this vibrations lesson, students read the book All About Sounds and identify how sound vibrations can shake and move physical objects. Young scholars create a string telephone using plastic cups, string, and a clothes hanger.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
Now HEAR this!
Second graders play bottles of water to listen for sound. In this sound lesson, 2nd graders arrange bottles of water and tap them with a spoon to assist them in hearing pitch and volume. Students also "Pluck a Cup" to change pitch then complete a thinking map to compare the activities.
2nd Science 3 Views 14 Downloads