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Science of Music

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What can science and music possibly have in common? A lot more than you might think. Guide young scientists through an exploration of these two seemly different subjects with a physical science resource based on Bill Nye the Science Guy's Music"episode.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use this resource to create a physical science lesson on sound
  • Print out and laminate the vocabulary cards, using them as a partner activity during the lesson
  • In small groups, have students design and carry out science experiments investigating sound and/or music using the included template
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource does not include an actual lesson plan, but offers a guide and planning template for developing your own lesson based on the Bill Nye video
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website.It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
  • Includes a multiple choice and true/false assessment based on the content of the video
  • Offers two hands-on activities for investigating sound and music
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