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Solar vs. Wind Energy

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Power up! A series of six lessons introduce middle schoolers to the different types of energy. PowerPoints, activities, and hands-on experiments teach young electrical engineers the difference between energy and power, as well as the...
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Sound Ideas

For Teachers 3rd
Complete a unit of lessons on hearing and sound. Learners conduct sound experiments, research the history of the telephone and scientific contributions of Alexander Graham Bell, and create a model of the human ear.
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Sounds Sensible: Phonological Awareness and Beginning Phonics

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Teacher's guides are wonderful tools that provide us with basic information needed to construct effective lessons. This guide outlines five different activities that are intended to teach pre-readers word comparison, onset and rime,...
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Listening to Poetry: Sounds of the Sonnet

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate how sound influences meaning in poetry by listening to sonnets. They write an analysis after listening to and reading sonnets.
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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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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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Designing Experiments - Overview

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concepts that enable them to design and conduct sound scientific experiments. They critique a faulty experiment and become familiar with some of the criteria of a good experiment. They conduct their own experiment.
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Sounds like Science

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders create sound effects to produce a radio drama. For this sound lesson, 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 their...
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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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Sound Off!

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Time to witness the effects of sound. Learners analyze different materials to determine their abilities to absorb sound waves. They use free software to monitor the amplitude of the waves to verify results.
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Sound Stretching

For Teachers K
Practice sound stretching by blending some long sounds to make a word. Learners start with simple words such as bed, dog, sun, and banana with the teacher leading the class. After practicing, students apply what they have learned by...
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How Can We Sense so Many Different Sounds from a Distance?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Dive into the mystery of sound waves!  Scholars brainstorm questions about how sound travels and why different items make different sounds. They then conduct experiments to answer their questions.
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Animal Sounds: The Three Little Pigs

For Students K - 6th
Intended for use with the story of The Three Little Pigs, this resource offers special-needs individuals an opportunity to boost verbal skills and word recognition. Each page includes both words and vivid images to enhance the learning...
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Sound Measures

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
How loud is the class's hearing threshold? Using a sound level meter, the class members observe how the loudness of sound is affected by distance. Learners continue to study decibels by seeing how different sounds compare to each other...
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Which Material is Best for Muffling Sound?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Two professors, Big-Hair and Bee-Hive, cannot do their work because the alarm clock won't stop ringing! Young scientists perform an experiment to help them wrap the clock in the best material for muffling the sound. This is a clever...
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Sound: Crash Course Physics #18

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What makes sound possible? Answer this question while viewing the 18th lesson of a complete Crash Course physics series. After discussing waves in previous lessons, the narrator applies those characteristics to sound waves and their...
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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...
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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...
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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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Speed of Sound

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students discuss the phenomenon of sound traveling much slower than light which results in seeing distant actions before hearing their accompanying sounds. They explain how knowing the distance from an action and timing the length of...
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Sound

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore and examine the basic properties of sound. In pairs, they speak through a balloon and listen to the sound vibrations, and listen to a ticking clock or watch through a variety of materials and identify the...
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Sound Blending Lesson Plan

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Mr. Snowman wants to help emerging readers understand compound words, so he segments some familiar words to help them see that they are made of two distinct words. Learners repeat the words, both segmented and blended, and observe them...
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Sound Waves

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore sound. For 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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Sound and Music

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
What causes sound? Groups of sound detectives use a variety of tools including ping pong balls, pasta noodles, raisins, rubber mallets, and a tuning fork to investigate what causes sound. The young Sherlocks conduct a series of...

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