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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Sound Uncovered

For Students 3rd - 10th Standards
Get your pupils ready for a mind-blowing, enlightening experience with Sound Uncovered, an interactive book which introduces us to the incredible world of sound and the mind's ear. Did you know that there is an entire branch of...
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Make and Use a Hydrophone

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Using a home-built hydrophone, pupils investigate how things sound in water. Learners listen to sounds created in air and then compare that to the same sound picked up by the hydrophone. Individuals compare the loudness and the pitch of...
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Good Vibrations

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Visualize vibrations within the classroom. Pupils see the connection between sound and waves. The learners use a tuning fork in two different ways to demonstrate the waves associated with sound. Scholars see how the sound waves from a...
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Musical Instruments: Part I

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils construct and play various musical instruments made from straws and bottles. They investigate how changes in their instruments result in tone changes. Learners change the lengths and amount of water in the instruments and record...
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Sound Absorption Wall

For Teachers 3rd Standards
What types of materials absorb sound? Learners explore sound waves, the decibel scale, and how different materials affect sound. Then, they use their knowledge of sound meters to complete a STEM engineering design task to build...
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Math with Jake: Frequencies and Pitch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be an octave above the rest. A musician explains how to write music in different time signatures. An interesting resource continues to demonstrate ratios using the pitch of musical notes and hertz. Pupils use a pitch table and determine...
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The Cochlea

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With all its folds and inner workings, the ear is an extraordinary thing. Take a tour through the anatomy of the ear to get a glimpse of how all the parts works Learners watch as an animation demonstrates how humans hear. The...
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Name That Harmonic: Closed-End air Columns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Physics is like music—practice makes perfect! Challenge your class using an interactive that builds harmonic skills. The engaging lesson from a playlist exploring sounds and waves revolves around wave behavior in closed-end air columns....
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Name That Harmonic: Open-End air Columns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder what really goes on inside a clarinet? Show your young scientists the physics of open-end air columns through an easy-to-use interactive. Learners examine the features of standing waves and calculate frequency and length in a...
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Name That Harmonic: Strings

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't string your class along! Physics scholars discover the fascinating forces behind the music of stringed instruments using an interactive. From a series covering sounds and waves, the interactive asks users to identify nodes and...
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Singing Plates - Standing Waves on Chladni Plates

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Here's a short video that hits all the high notes! Young scientists observe as amazing patterns appear in sand during a short demonstration. In addition to art and music, the resource explains standing waves, nodes, and how a 3-D model...
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How I Broke a Wine Glass with My Voice (Using Science!)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
You've seen talented singers break glass with a single high note ... is it as easy as it looks? Discover the physics behind the phenomenon with a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The resource covers sound wave terminology, tensile...
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Amazing Birds

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's so amazing about birds? Find out just how amazing birds are with a physics of animal behavior unit created by Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Have learners explore and tap into their observational skills and notice how birds fly, what...
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Pan Flute

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can a pan flute sound one note while we hear a chord? The simulation explores sound waves, vibrations, and harmonics at the molecular level. Scholars control the pipe into which air is being blown, the length of the pipe, and which...
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Acoustics: The Sound Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If the delay between a sound and its echo is less than 1/10th of a second, the human ear can’t distinguish it. Through the use of a Slinky, rubber band guitar, and straws, scholars explore where sound comes from and how it travels. Whole...
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Read Across America

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Celebrate the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day with a collection of science, technology, engineering, the arts, and mathematics activities, each linked to a popular Dr. Seuss story. 
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Listening Devices

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What noise is coming from that box? Teams design and build a device that hears a noise from inside a box. Groups must complete the task within a time limit and use the STEM design process. Participants must be able to hear the sound well...
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Make a Model Eardrum to Detect Sound Waves

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Make sound waves visible with an experiment that asks middle schoolers to build a model ear drum using plastic bottles, rubber bands, plastic wrap, and sand-like substances.
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Groovy Sounds

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Make music. Class members construct a simple record player using a paper cone and a pin. The resource provides a description of what is happening and why listeners can hear the sounds through the cone. 
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Sound Bite

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Learners use their teeth for more than just eating. The activity shows class members how to send sound through their teeth by using an electric motor connected to a radio to generate vibrations. Biting on the motor transfers the...
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Vocal Visualizer

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Make sound visible with an activity that provides directions for how to build a vocal visualizer meant to create light patterns. Making noise into the visualizer causes a mirror to vibrate, reflecting a laser beam, and creating the...
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How Brass Instruments Work

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Transforming a deep breath into beautiful musical notes, brass instruments represent an interesting combination of scientific understanding and artistic creativity. Traveling from the mouth piece to the bell, this short video...
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Science of Music

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
What can science and music possibly have in common? A lot more than you might think. Guide young scientists through an exploration of these two seemly different subjects with a physical science resource based on Bill Nye the Science...