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Standard 6
Students will understand properties and behavior of heat, light, and sound.
Objective 3
Describe the production of sound in terms of vibration of objects that create vibrations in other materials.
 
USOE-Approved Lesson Plans   USOE-Approved Lesson Plans
  • Making Waves, Making Music, Making Noise
    Students will construct "talking cans" and instruments to understand how vibration of objects produces various sounds.
  • Sizing up Sound – STRAW’N & STRING’N
    Students will learn about sound waves and frequency. Also they will learn to tell the differences between high and low pitches.
  • Sound Waves
    Water waves, as observed in a bowl of water on the overhead projector, act as a model for sound waves.
  • Sounds Good to Me!
    The students will be able to explore and identify how the size and shape of a vibrating object relates to the pitch of an object, then make a musical instrument and report on how it produces sounds.
  • TRB 6:6 - Activity 5 - Sound Waves
    This lesson plan will demonstrate how sound is made from vibration and moves in all directions from the source in waves.
  • TRB 6:6 - Activity 6 - Sound Vibrations
    This lesson has students conduct demonstrations that allows them to "see" sound waves.
  • TRB 6:6 - Activity 7 - Battle of the Bands
    Students will create musical instruments to demonstrate how sound can be made in a variety of ways.
  • Vibrations
    Students experiment with various materials to identify the relationship between size of the source, vibration speed, and pitch.
  • When It Comes to Sound, I'm All Ears!
    This lesson will help the students discover how sound is produced and how sound travels. Through inquiry, problem solving and hands-on activities students will explore high and low sounds and the mediums in which sound travels best.
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