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226 resources with the concept sound waves

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Sounds Good To Me - Instrument Creation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders differentiate between pitch and volume and explain how sound travels through different materials. They analyze sound waves for their basic characteristics. Students design an instrument based on the principles of sound...
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Ride the Wave!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine how sonar works. They discuss the concept of sound waves, observe a demonstration of how sonar works using water, pie plates, and eyedroppers, and describe how sonar works in their own words.
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Sound Vibrations

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders discuss sound waves and view a teacher demonstration of sound waves using tin cans, plastic wrap and salt. They describe what they see in a journal.
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Musical Mysteries

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine the changes that occur to sound as the pressure changes. Echoes and sound changes in caves and tunnels are explored in this lesson plan.
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Sounds Like Science - Bottle Organ

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students see that by manipulating sound we can arrange a series of notes referred to as a musical scale. They explain the relationship between pitches and notes. They compare the sounds of different-sized bottles.
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Sounds Like Science - Guitars

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students discover that all movement produces sound waves but not all sounds can be heard with the human ear. They experiment with a variety of substances to see which are audible and which are inaudible.
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Sounds Like Science - Jamboree

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students create a delightful-sounding ensemble. They explore the subjective distinctions between noise and music. They use jars, buckets, boxes, strings, rackets, frames, string, rubber bands and bottles to make their own jamboree.
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Sounds Like Science - Kazoo

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars discover that energy is needed to produce sound. They see that identifying where the energy comes from enables us to control the type of sound produced. They play the kazoo and manipulate the sound in a variety of ways.
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Understanding Waves

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students perform 3 hands-on activities to help them explain the terms "crest" and "trough" as related to sound, water, and light waves. All three waves types have troughs and crests. The activities use toys to demonstrate the properties...
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Music

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study sound waves and vibrations. They sing a silly round in three parts.