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Sound: Can You Feel Music?

Summary

Grade Range
1st
Group Size
2 students
Active Time
35 minutes
Total Time
35 minutes
Area of Science
Physics
Key Concepts
Sound, vibrations
Credits
Sabine De Brabandere, PhD, Science Buddies
Sandra Slutz, PhD, Science Buddies
Video narration by Sandra Slutz, PhD, Science Buddies
Pricing
Free for a limited time thanks to individual donors

Overview

Students know that sounds can be heard, but do they know that some sounds can also be felt and seen? In this lesson, students will learn that vibration causes sound and build a fun musical instrument of their own.

Learning Objectives

Materials

Per group:

Prep Work (10 minutes)

Gather all the materials. If you are using cardboard boxes instead of tissue boxes, use a box cutter to cut a hole in the top, and tape the lid flaps shut.

Prep Work (10 minutes)

Engage (6 minutes)

Explore (28 minutes)

Reflect (1 minutes)

Assess

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