Sound Busters

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Fourth graders engage in a study of sound pollution at their school. After a class discussion on what noise pollution is, learners are asked if they think there are areas of their school or community where noise pollution is a problem. They use a decibel meter to measure sound levels around the campus.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use a handout to demonstrate real-world examples of decimal levels
  • Take a walk around campus to see more sources of noise at the school
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