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20 resources with the concept acoustics

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Recording the Rainforest

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Animals have evolved to communicate in different frequencies so they can hear each other throughout the rainforest. The first instructional activity in a three-part series begins by exploring an interactive story map online about the...
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Community Soundscapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Acoustic surveys aren't limited to the rainforest or performing arts venues. The final lesson plan of three has scholars design their own acoustic surveys of a local habitat. Options include natural, urban, and even the school...
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Soundscape Saturation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can scientists listen to the environmental sounds and tell how healthy or unnatural the surroundings are? The second lesson in a 3-part series has scholars listen to the sounds from four different landscapes in Borneo. Through discussion...
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Sound Uncovered

For Students 3rd - 10th Standards
Get your pupils ready for a mind-blowing, enlightening experience with Sound Uncovered, an interactive book which introduces us to the incredible world of sound and the mind's ear. Did you know that there is an entire branch of...
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Sound Absorption Wall

For Teachers 3rd Standards
What types of materials absorb sound? Learners explore sound waves, the decibel scale, and how different materials affect sound. Then, they use their knowledge of sound meters to complete a STEM engineering design task to build...
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Acoustic Mirrors

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Investigate sound waves with acoustic mirrors. Using audio software, groups make recordings of musical instruments, both with and without acoustic mirrors. They compare the recordings to see the effect of acoustic mirrors on sound waves....
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Listening Devices

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What noise is coming from that box? Teams design and build a device that hears a noise from inside a box. Groups must complete the task within a time limit and use the STEM design process. Participants must be able to hear the sound well...
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Physics in Concert

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What do physicists and musicians have in common? A lot more than you might think. After first viewing a slide show presentation and completing a series of skills practice worksheets on the physics of light, sound, and electricity, young...
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Arts and Engineering Activity Packet: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Art and science sometimes go hand in hand. A set of four activities for learners in grades 3-5 teaches engineering concepts as part of art projects. Class members build homemade robots, elastic puppets, musical instruments, and...
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Design of Music Instruments for a Rock Band

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Can you create a rock band? Scholars learn about the creation and transmission of sound in a hands-on STEM activity. First, they explore the transmission of sound using a tuning fork. Then, they must solve the problem of missing...
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Acoustical Science

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore musical instruments and the pitches and tones they make. In this acoustical science instructional activity, students create their own string instruments and explore how pitch is altered.
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The Halls are Alive with the Sound of Music

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss physical places in which had good or bad acoustics. After reading an article, they discover the relationship between the physics of sound and concert hall acoustics. They calculate the speed of sound and compare their...
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Sound Wave Reflection

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore sound waves. In this sound wave lesson, students determine the path traveled by sound waves in an acoustic room. Students consider how sound travels and reflects, then they calculate the rate sound travels at.
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Architectural Acoustics

For Students 7th - 11th
In this acoustics worksheet, students use a chart of the speed of sound through different materials to determine which materials should be used to build certain building types. Students complete 2 short answer questions.
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Good Vibrations: Sound, Acoustics, Science, Sports Arenas, Olympics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers perform a series of tasks that integrate hands-on inquiry-based activities with the Internet to explore sound and acoustics. They develop an acoustics Web page to show what they have learned.
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A Change of Scene

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students evaluate their school's theater space. They study about the renovations to the University of Michigan's Hill Auditorium by reading and discussing the article "Michigan's Gem of an Auditorium Glitters Again." They then determine...
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To Absorb or Reflect...That is the Question

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students learn how different objects absorb and reflect sound. In this sound lesson plan, students actively listen to a lecture on sound absorption and sound reflection.
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Acoustics and You: Learning About the Science of Sound

For Students 5th - 6th
In this sound worksheet, students engage in six different activities that familiarize them with terms related to sound. Activities include word search, word scramble, crossword puzzle, matching and maze.
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Discovering the Mathematics of Sound

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study the basic skills of algebraic manipulations. They practice the application of basic mathematics in science and determine the nature of good acoustics. They develop proposals for providing good acoustics and identify...
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The Wind-Up and the Pitch

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider how sound affects one's experience at a ballpark and the ways that the acoustics at a baseball stadium might be improved. Students then recommend their own designs for a "soundly built" baseball stadium.