Sound and Vibration Teacher Resources
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Study Jams! Sound
Listen in as Mia and Sam expound on sound. It is caused by vibrations and travels in waves. It has the qualities of pitch, frequency, and volume. This hip animation displays a graph to depict the frequency and amplitude of sound waves. Viewers will not only learn, they will relate as Sam turns his iPod dock on and it blasts out loud!
4th - 8th Science 11 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sounds Like Great Science!
A phenomenal activity 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 15 Views 53 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 24 Views 87 Downloads
Students engage in a lesson plan which takes something constructed by the class, that would be normally classified as just sound, then work together to make what can be perceived to be music. Students construct a basic stringed instrument made of a shoebox and rubber bands.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 6 Downloads
Sound and Frequency
Pupils pose their hypothesis, they ready their instruments, then record their observations. This is the science of sound lesson. They move through 5 stations, each focused on a different element of aspect of sound. Check this lesson out, even if its just to get an idea or two!
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
Students perform three experiments to gain understanding of how pitch changes. In this sound activity, students create a variety of sounds with different pitches. Students will record their data as the observe the differences in the sounds produced.
3rd - 5th Science 5 Views 53 Downloads
Can You Hear Me Now?
Upper elementary and middle schoolers examine sound waves and then create their own waves. They describe both types of waves and use websites to investigate how sound can be altered. This 14-page plan is chock full of fantastic in-class activities, worksheets, websites, streamed video, and a final test for understanding.
5th - 8th Science 74 Views 203 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 instructional activity, 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
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
"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 10 Views 26 Downloads