Good Vibrations

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Visualize vibrations within the classroom. Pupils see the connection between sound and waves. The learners use a tuning fork in two different ways to demonstrate the waves associated with sound. Scholars see how the sound waves from a tuning fork affects water, and a ping-pong ball on a string.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Have the class identify the vibrating parts of the musical instruments made in the extension activity
  • Depending upon the age of the learners, the activities might be better as demonstrations
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires prior setup, as each task is its own station
  • Includes suggestions for extensions
  • Contains ideas to limit exposure to loud sounds that cause hearing loss
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