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Study Jams! Sound

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
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....
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Reflection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reflection is the bouncing of waves. Reflection can be used simply as entertainment or to guide ocean navigators. As your physics aces begin learning about waves, this resource would be valuable to show them that all of the different...
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Listening Devices

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students design and construct a listening device that will allow them to listen to the sound generated by specific object inside a box.
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Hooke's Law, Vibrations, Mechanical Waves, and Sound

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Dangle a spring to experiment with vibration and discover if period is dependent on amplitude. Strum a guitar and adjust the strings to compare displacement and sound. Use a Slinky® and guitar strings on a ring stand to uncover the...
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Playing With Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scientists investigate the scientific concepts and principles that help make common toys such as hula hoops, yo-yos, slinkies, and silly putty work. As a class, they read "Backyard Rocket Science, Served Wet" to get a look behind...
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Sounds Like Great Science!

For Teachers 3rd
A phenomenal lesson 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...
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Seeing and Feeling Sound Vibrations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
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...
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The Doppler Effect

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Now this is a very good demonstration of the Doppler Effect and how it works. A police car with its siren blazing is filmed as it travels closer and then farther away. The effect is explained through text and an illustration. Good video.
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4 Save, Export, and Delete in Audacity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Installment four of the nine-part series on using Audacity describes saving, exporting, and deleting podcasts you've made. If you read the excerpt under this video as it comes on you're screen you'll notice a web link. This takes you to...
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Propagation of Sound

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This short video explains the two types of waves involved in sound wave propagation. Very simplistic computer animations support the verbal explanation. You could embed this video into your high school physics PowerPoint or SmartBoard...
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Can You Hear the Change in Pitch?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This video concerning the Doppler effect lasts only about 10 seconds. It begins with the question, "Can you hear the change in pitch?" and records from one spot, the sound of a car coming closer, closer, closer, and then passing by. This...
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Waves

For Teachers 5th
Light waves and sound waves are the focus of this science instructional activity designed for 5th graders. Besides discovering how these waves travel, learners also discover the basic properties of waves, and analyze data tables and...
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Sounds like Science

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create sound effects to produce a radio drama. In this sound activity, 2nd graders read a book and provide the sound effects to transform it into a radio drama. They discuss sound and the shape of sound waves based on...
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Sound Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This non-narrated video shows the effect sound waves have on a chlandni plate full of sand. Watch the sand morph into different patterns based on the frequency played. Ironically, this sound waves video has no sound! Have your physics...
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MusicÕs True Form

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The true form of music is explained in 45 seconds. Viewers will learn that it is enjoyed by people and is made up of sound waves. A short yet accurate description of music.
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Telecommunication: Sound Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Some interesting diagrams here will pique your students' interest as they discover what is actually inside the telephone that they use every day! The frequency and amplitude labels then lead to further details about sound and waves of...
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Standing Waves and Music: Suggested Demonstrations

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
There are four embedded links in this brief resource that take you to handouts or worksheets that assist young musicians in understanding standing sound waves. They'll play their instruments to show and then discuss different sound waves. 
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Plumbing the Deep-Using Sound Waves to See

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore and learn about the concept of echolocation. For this echolocation lesson, students explore how animals and engineers use echolocation (seeing under water) and sound waves to look and hear things under the deep water.
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Audio Engineers: Sound Weavers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore audio engineering. In this career education and "sound" science lesson, students define related vocabulary and make connections between the music they listen to and the job an audio engineer does after listening to...
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Sound

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore sound. They describe sounds in terms of their properties and explain how sounds are made. Students discuss how various sounds sound to their ears and how sound travels in waves.
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Sound Waves

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Using a karaoke machine, a guitar, and other devices, learners explore the way sound waves travel. Using this hands on approach, learners can get a better understanding of wavelength, frequency, and more.
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The Physics of Sound: How We Produce Sounds

For Teachers 1st
First graders construct a KWL chart on sound. In this physics lesson, 1st graders describe different ways to produce sound. They explain how sound waves propagate.
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Sound Waves

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore sound. In this "sound" science lesson, students define sound and explain how sound travels. Students experiment with paper cups and string to conclude how sound travels. Students research a chosen aspect of sound with a...
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Woodwind Instruments and Pitch

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore musical pitch. In this cross curriculum musical instruments and "sound" physics instructional activity, students identify and describe common traits of woodwind instruments. Students research "pitch" and what causes...