Echoes Teacher Resources

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Math in Science-Sound Reasoning

For Students 8th - 10th
For this basic math skills worksheet, students use division, decimals and multiplication to calculate the speed of sound in water and compare it to the speed in air. They calculate distances sound travels in water and the time it takes...
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How Can Sounds Be Different

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore energy and motion. They investigate how sound energy moves in waves. Students explore how sounds are varied and how the instruments that make those sounds are built. They observe sounds being produced and predict...
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Sound for Sight

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study echolocation and understand how dolphins use it to locate prey, escape predators, and navigate their environment. They view a video, "In the Wild-Dolphins with Robin Williams" and see first hand how dolphins communicate. ...
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Interactive Notes - "Sound"

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view a PowerPoint and participate in an experiment about sound.  In this sound lesson, 3rd graders press on a slinky with different amounts of force to understand energy waves moving and echoing back. Students discuss the...
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Fun Velocity Problems

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this velocity worksheet, students determine how far apart objects are by the time it takes to hear the sounds. This worksheet has 3 word problems.
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Oceanography

For Teachers 10th - 11th
In this oceanography worksheet, students convert the echo sounding time to the depth of the ocean. They label thirty-two bodies of water on a world map.
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Speed of Sound

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of velocity and apply it to the velocity of sound and measure the velocity of sound by measuring the echoes produced in a tube. They show their calculation of time and speed, and then conclude that sound...
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Super Sonar

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this echo lesson plan, students create echos using rubbers balls and a chair to simulate animals finding out where they are. Students follow 3 sets of directions and answer 2 questions.
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How Does Sound Behave?

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this sound worksheet, students will brainstorm the cause and effect of sound and how sound behaves in different situations. Students will complete a graphic organizer.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaign Echoes

For Students 9th - 11th
Get on those thinking caps, because your class is going to analyze a political cartoon related to the 2008 presidential elections. Included is a large image of the cartoon, background information, and three guiding questions which can be...
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Internet Dictionary Search-Hearing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this hearing worksheet, students use a given internet site to find the definition and the part of speech for 9 terms related to hearing and sound.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Campaign Echoes

For Students 8th - 12th
In this current events worksheet, students analyze a political cartoon about the 2008 Presidential campaign and respond to 3 talking point questions.
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Mapping our Planet

For Students 7th - 9th
In this mapping our planet worksheet, students fill in 12 blanks with given terms about devices used to map our planet, measurements taken, how the devices work and the outcome of the devices.
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Out and About: Sound

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students visit science museums. In this hands-on science lesson, students visit the Magna Science Adventure Center, Thinktank, and the Museum of Science and Industry.
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Whale Echolocation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students demonstrate how a whale uses echolocation to track food and identify one other animal that also uses echolocation. In this echolocation lesson, students play a game where one child (the whale) is blindfolded and gives a signal...
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The Magic Pot

For Teachers Pre-K
In this reading comprehension activity, students use the book "The Magic Pot," to explore many concepts including; story elements, sequencing, and phonics. Students also practice making doubles using coins and "magic pots." This very...
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The Beginner's Guide to Teaching ESL Abroad

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
The expected, unexpected, retrospective, and respected perspective of teaching overseas.
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The Wild Dolphin Project

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Inspire young marine biologists to study animals in the wild with this assignment. Pupils view an eight-minute video and read an article in the New York Times about Denise Herzing's 25-year long study of dolphins in their own natural...
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Seafloor Spreading

For Students 8th - 9th
In this seafloor spreading instructional activity, students find mistakes in statements that are descriptive of seafloor spreading. Students correct the given sentences to make a true statement.
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Energy: Light -- Spinning Color Wheel

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders make spinning color wheels to determine how energy effects what colors look like. They paint or color a color wheel with the seven colors of the spectrum. Next, the spin the wheel to determine what happens. In order to...
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Three Alaska Native Leaders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the contributions of 3 Alaskan leaders. In this Alaska history lesson, students research the leaders Nathaniel Bowditch, Ki'ianaa'ahu'ula, and Elizabeth Peratrovich. Students present their findings through drama and...
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Reading Maps of the East Pacific Rise

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students make qualitative and quantitative observations and use various maps to investigate the features of the East Pacific Rise The study actual bathymetric maps of the EPR region. They identify key features of the ridge and explore...
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Orca United Nations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the differences between sets of data and explain how organisms are adapted to their environment.  In this marine mammals lesson students analyze data based on set criteria. 
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Stones River

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students describe Battle of Stones River and its aftermath, analyze and evaluate firsthand accounts related to Battle of Stones River, investigate how surviving participants commemorated the Battle, and determine how wars have been...

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