Sound Intensity and Loudness Teacher Resources

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How Loud is Too Loud?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Ever wonder how loud a sound has to be to cause damage? Young scientists explore sound properties by researching decibel levels. They discuss how sound is perceived by our ears and our brains and why it can cause negative health effects...
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How Do We Measure Earthquakes?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How is the magnitude of an earthquake measured? How is the intensity of an earthquake measured? What is amplitude in relation to an earthquake? In what country was the largest magnitude earthquake? There is a wealth of information about...
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Habits of Mind

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore sound pollution. They discuss the various sources of sound pollution. Students relate the intensity of sounds to pollution. They create a collage of various causes of sound pollution.
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Lesson 3-Explore/Explain Do You Hear What I Hear?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Learners explore how loudness is measured. They identify the decibel scale and explain the amplitude of the sound wave.
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Suffixes: Er and Est

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this suffixes worksheet, students add the suffixes er and est to the given words to change their intensity. Students then write sentences for five words from a book.
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Hear the Wave!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students study sound and ear function. In this sound functions lesson plan, students investigate soundwaves by completing various experiments. Students participate in a number of sound stations and complete the comparison chart with...
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Sound Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th
Students will be able to describe the process by which we are able to hear sound. They also will be able to distinguish different sound intensities. They then use Probeware to prove their hypothesis.
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Major Senses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It makes sense to understand the human body! An informative presentation introduces the major senses, including the path sensory information follows, the evolution of each sense, and the function and structure of each part involved. It...
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Do You Hear What I Hear?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers explore the dynamics of a sound wave and distinguish between parameters and statistics. In this statistics lesson, pupils use a computer generated sound to discover the relationship between a vibrating string,...
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Sound Off!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The insulation of sound is investigated by physics fanatics during this inquiry. Audacity® free sound editing software is required for collecting data. A link to the website for downloading it and a few screenshots are included to help...
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Analyzing Sound in Film and TV

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The mood effects of music, dialogue, sound effects, and voiceover in a movie or TV show can be as strong as visual cues or camera angles. Learn about the ways a jaunty theme song or swelling orchestral music can set the tone for a movie...
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Tips for working with participants with Autism

For Teachers K - 12th
Everyday life can be overwhelming for a student with autism spectrum disorder. An informative presentation guides teachers through definitions of common attributes associated with autism, as well as ways to meet sensory needs to...
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Physical Activity Can Reduce Your Stress

For Teachers 4th
Identify sources of stress in your students' everyday lives. They are introduced to ways in which they can relieve stress and consider the value of physical activity in overall health.
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"Pi" Day

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Your class will complete research dealing with Pi and its value in mathematics, leading into a discovery lab to demonstrate Pi, how it is determined, and how it is used. In the end, pupils eat PIE!
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Applied Science - Built Environment (5) Pre Lab

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders look at the impact of sound and noise. In this sound instructional activity, 5th graders review the decibel and common sounds along with their noise levels. They complete a worksheet about the different sounds that one...
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Observing Sound

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study the five senses and the link between pictures and sound.  In this sound instructional activity students discover that sound is vibration, it is described by volume and pitch.
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Making a Rainstick

For Teachers K - 4th
Students construct a rainstick. In this music instructional activity, students investigate the history of the rainstick by reading the book Bringing the Rain to the Kapiti Plain by Verna Aardema. Students express their feelings about the...
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Making Sound All Around

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine how sound waves are effected by frequency and pitch. They conduct experiments using tuning forks, rubber bands, balloons, and water, and answer questions about the experiments.
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Wild Weather Multiple Choice Definitions Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this weather worksheet, students choose the correct definitions for the weather vocabulary word given to them. Students complete 15 multiple choice questions.
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Properties of Logarithms

For Students 11th
For this algebra worksheet, 11th graders apply the 3 properties of logarithms to solve equations by expanding or condensing them. There are 4 problems to solve.
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Listening, 'gossip' Vocabulary & Speaking

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students practice listening and speaking around the theme of gossip.
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Wild Weather Vocabulary Decoder Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this weather vocabulary worksheet, students match the letters next to the word to the number that represents its definition. Students complete this for 15 words.
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Wild Weather Multiple Choice Words

For Students 4th - 6th
In this weather words worksheet, students complete a set of 15 multiple choice questions, reading descriptions of weather conditions and choosing the correct word for each description.
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Using Adjectives to Improve Sentences

For Students 4th - 5th
In these adjectives worksheets, learners review the definition and examples for adjectives. Students then complete three pages of activities to help them improve their sentences with adjectives.

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