How Loud Is Too Loud?

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How loud was that? Individuals build wheels displaying different sounds. Then, learners use the wheels to find the number of decibels the sound creates and how long they could withstand the sound before potential hearing damage.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Lead a discussion on the sounds class members encounter on a regular basis
  • Have pupils research the decibel levels for common sounds
Classroom Considerations
  • Assumes individuals understand how sound could damage hearing
Pros
  • Provides suggestions for extensions
  • Contains an explanation for teacher understanding
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