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31 resources with the keyterm sound wave

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Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
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Straw Oboe

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Trim the end of a straw to construct a vibrating wind instrument. Everyone in your class can make their own during a lesson on sound waves.
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Tube Kazoo

For Students 1st - 3rd
Little musicians make a kazoo out of a cardboard tube, wax paper, and a rubber band. This is a terrific activity to use for enriching a lesson on sound, vibration, or musical instruments.
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Water Whistle

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Intrigue your learners with this film. They can create a water whistle using a straw and a glass of water. This could be used as an introduction to a unit on sound waves and vibrations.
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Singing Pipes - Hardware Store Music

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here is an interesting demonstration which shows how heat can create sound in a metal pipe! The principle of heat rising is the key to making this particular demonstration a success. A piece of metal mesh is lodged inside each of the...
1:20
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Cornstarch Monster

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Make a strangely-moving "monster" out of cornstarch and water. The mixture produces a colloid with properties of both a liquid and a solid. Place the material over a stereo speaker, turn up the music, and watch it dance! This is a fun...
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Cornstarch Monsters

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Using sound waves, Steve Spangler demonstrates the properties of a non-Newtonian fluid. When the fluid is placed on an amplifier, it changes into the most amazing shapes. Your class will love demonstrating this process in class.
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Water Whistle

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Intrigue your learners with this film. They can create a water whistle using a straw and a glass of water. This could be used as an introduction to a unit on sound waves and vibrations.
3:21
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Singing Pipes - Hardware Store Music

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here is an interesting demonstration which shows how heat can create sound in a metal pipe! The principle of heat rising is the key to making this particular demonstration a success. A piece of metal mesh is lodged inside each of the...
2:37
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Cornstarch Monsters

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Using sound waves, Steve Spangler demonstrates the properties of a non-Newtonian fluid. When the fluid is placed on an amplifier, it changes into the most amazing shapes. Your class will love demonstrating this process in class.
1:20
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Cornstarch Monster

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Make a strangely-moving "monster" out of cornstarch and water. The mixture produces a colloid with properties of both a liquid and a solid. Place the material over a stereo speaker, turn up the music, and watch it dance! This is a fun...
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Wave Practice Problems

For Students 9th - 12th
Physics scholars list the properties of waves and calculate the speed, wavelength, and frequency of waves. The worksheet is concise, but covers a variety of wave computational skills. The formatting is neat, but it does have small...
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Communication Delay

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Construct a maze in your classroom and have a blindfolded scientist act as a space rover, maneuvering unfamiliar terrain while another scientist plays commander. Classmates record the number of occurrences of the commander having to...
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Coco-Nutty Music

For Students Pre-K - 3rd
Clop, clop, clop goes the coconut shell! By cutting a coconut open and removing the insides, you can create a percussion instrument for your elementary music class or to use with a lesson on sound.
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Sound Hose - Whirly Tube

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Long, rippled, plastic tubes are swung around in circles, making air pass through them, and creating sound waves. This is a simple and inexpensive toy that you can let learners experiment with as they learn about sound and pitch. Go...
2:28
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Pop Bottle Sounds

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Set up a set of colorful liquid-filled bottles that produce sounds when tapped with a spoon. When teaching primary physicists about sound, they can experiment with pitch, comparing it the amount of liquid in the bottle. Which makes a...
1:12
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Buzzing Noise Maker

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Have your learners create noise makers using this video clip. Instructions are given for making a noisy toy with a craft stick, string, a rubber band, and double-sided sticky foam tape. This activity can kick off a discussion of sound...
3:44
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Whirling Twirling Sound

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Long, rippled, plastic tubes are swung around in circles, making air pass through them, and creating sound waves. This is a simple and inexpensive toy that you can let learners experiment with as they learn about sound and pitch. Go...
2:28
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Pop Bottle Sounds

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Set up a set of colorful liquid-filled bottles that produce sounds when tapped with a spoon. When teaching primary physicists about sound, they can experiment with pitch, comparing it the amount of liquid in the bottle. Which makes a...
1:12
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Buzzing Noise Maker

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Have your learners create noise makers using this video clip. Instructions are given for making a noisy toy with a craft stick, string, a rubber band, and double-sided sticky foam tape. This activity can kick off a discussion of sound...
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What's Your Pitch

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore making sounds with various objects. In this vocal chords lesson students experiment with their voices and other objects to make sound and change pitch. They simulate a sound-wave.
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Scientific Methods in Biology

For Students 4th - 8th
For this scientific methods worksheet, students will study a graph comparing the hearing range of humans to the range of sounds elephants make. Based on this graph, students will complete 3 short answer questions.
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Telecommunication

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Each of these slides has notes for a teacher to support the activities that are planned for the students. The slides give details and facts about sound waves. Although this slide show delivers useful information about the sound waves,...