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Waves of Sound

Sound, Waves, & Communication

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Standards
  4. Assessments

Waves of Sound (Grades 3-5) Mystery 1: Sound & Vibrations

How far can a whisper travel?

Exploration (10 min)
Activity: Paper Cup Telephone (40 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Waves of Sound (Grades 3-5) Mystery 2: Sound & Vibrations

What would happen if you scream in outer space?

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Act Out a Sound (45 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Waves of Sound (Grades 3-5) Mystery 3: Sound, Vibrations & Waves

Why are some sounds high and some sounds low?

Exploration (30 min)
Activity: Making Waves (30 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)
Additional Mysteries will be added to this unit in the 2017-18 year.