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Waves of Sound

Sound, Waves, & Communication

3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

NGSS Standards covered: 4-PS4-1 , 4-PS4-3
This unit helps students develop the idea that sound is an actual thing, a wave of vibrations traveling through the air. Equipped with this understanding, students can begin to make sense of how sound and music work. Less
  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

This summative assessment is a combination of short response and fill-in-the-blank questions intended to be administered at the end of this unit. It should take about 25 minutes for a student to complete.

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For your reference, these are all the assessments included at the end of each Mystery from this unit:

Mystery 1: Sound & Vibrations

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Mystery 2: Sound & Vibrations

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Mystery 3: Sound, Vibrations & Waves

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