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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Musical Vibes with Palm Pipes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ancient people used musical pipes as early as the third millennium BCE. Young scientists explore the workings of musical pipes to better understand the relationship with frequency, length of pipe, and sound waves. They determine the...
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Beyond the Slinky

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Scholars observe the effects of microwaves before starting a series of eight hands-on investigations. Then they sort waves by wavelengths and learn what connects microwaves to visible light to water waves and more to finish the...
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Can Explosions Work in Space?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Would an evil mastermind trying to take over the universe use explosives in space? A video that is part of a larger series approaches this question with physics of course! She explains the role of the atmosphere, the properties of waves,...
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Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
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Study Jams! Sound

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Listen in as Mia and Sam expound on sound. It is caused by vibrations and travels in waves. It has the qualities of pitch, frequency, and volume. This hip animation displays a graph to depict the frequency and amplitude of sound waves....
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Reflection is the bouncing of waves. Reflection can be used simply as entertainment or to guide ocean navigators. As your physics aces begin learning about waves, this resource would be valuable to show them that all of the different...
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Listening Devices

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students design and construct a listening device that will allow them to listen to the sound generated by specific object inside a box.
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Typical Conceptual Questions for Physics I - Waves, Electricity, and Magnetism

For Students 9th - 12th
This wave and electromagnetism assignment is so thorough, it could be used as a unit exam. The first section of it covers wave concepts. The next section addresses static electricity. There is a section that deals with electric circuits....
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Hooke's Law, Vibrations, Mechanical Waves, and Sound

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Dangle a spring to experiment with vibration and discover if period is dependent on amplitude. Strum a guitar and adjust the strings to compare displacement and sound. Use a Slinky® and guitar strings on a ring stand to uncover the...
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Playing With Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scientists investigate the scientific concepts and principles that help make common toys such as hula hoops, yo-yos, slinkies, and silly putty work. As a class, they read "Backyard Rocket Science, Served Wet" to get a look behind...
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Sounds Like Great Science!

For Teachers 3rd
A phenomenal instructional activity on sound is here for your third graders! In it, learners engage in hands-on activities, watch video, take part in Internet activities, and complete tasks in cooperative groups in order to explore the...
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Seeing and Feeling Sound Vibrations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Groups rotate through a series of stations and work with a partner to observe sound waves. Children describe sound in terms of pitch, volume, and frequency. To apply their new knowledge, the class considers how these observations can...
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Slap Tubes, Flutes, and Xylophones: The Physics of Pipe-Based Instruments

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
It's the encore to a wave unit. Individuals build either a slap tube, flute, or xylophone as a culminating activity for a physics unit on waves. Scholars calculate the lengths of pipes needed to produce the specific notes for their...
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Waves and Music

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Strike the right chord with a musical activity! The teacher provides a lecture on the mechanics of a pan flute. Pupils build their own pan flutes by using straws and calculating the lengths to create a scale. After cutting the straws to...
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Sound Waves

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Resonate with the class. By watching a couple video, pupils realize that sound requires a medium to travel and can break glass. They then listen to a lecture on resonance and work through a lab to calculate the speed of sound using...
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What Is a "Wave"?

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Take a stretch, but don't wave goodbye. An interesting resource provides everything needed to present an introductory lesson on waves. Teachers present a PowerPoint defining the types of waves and their characteristics. Pupils use a...
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Create a Hubble Tuning Fork Diagram

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Add a little color to the universe. Learners recreate images of the galaxies using real data and Photoshop software. They display their images in a Hubble tuning fork diagram by classifying and categorizing their shapes.
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Make and Use a Hydrophone

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Using a home-built hydrophone, pupils investigate how things sound in water. Learners listen to sounds created in air and then compare that to the same sound picked up by the hydrophone. Individuals compare the loudness and the pitch of...
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What’s a Squillo, and Why Do Opera Singers Need It?

For Students 9th - 12th
Squillo, squillo, squillo! Opera audiences would not be able to hear the arias in The Marriage of Figaro, or any other opera for that matter, without the aid of the squillo. A short video explores the techniques opera singers use to...
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Wave Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Catch the fast wave. Using a computer simulation, pupils experiment with amplitude, frequency, damping, and tension of a string to determine which affects the speed of the wave. Learners record the observations to determine their...
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Doppler Effect

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Here comes the sound. After watching a couple videos demonstrating and explaining the Doppler Effect, learners develop their own understanding of the phenomenon. Scholars draw a sound wave and observe how the perception of the wave...
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Make a Speaker

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Make science come in loud and clear. Pupils learn about how a speaker works by building one. The scholars first learn about electromagnetic fields by building an electromagnet. Using that knowledge, they build a crude speaker using a...
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Utah Open Textbook: Physics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Textbooks come in all shapes, sizes, and media these days. An electronic textbook resource offers Physics materials for a full course. The text offers an explanation of physics topics as well as examples of calculations and reading...