Sound Uncovered

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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 engineering centered on crafting and managing your car's sounds? Are there secret messages in music played backward? Users are the center of the experiment with this app, which engages students in several tasks that will have them wondering and questioning the origins of what they perceive as sound.

3rd - 10th Science 225 Views 114 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
App Overview

Each of the chapters in this interactive book is like its own mini-world of investigation and discovery, complete with a starter activity that prompts the learner with a question, direct instructional information, and further practice to explain and cement new concepts.


  • Contents include mix of interactive chapters, articles, and videos
  • Swipe left and right to browse through each chapter, or double-tap on the page to reveal the table of contents
  • Includes clear instructions on how to proceed through each chapter
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Rating Details

  • Adherence to task
  • Worth the money
  • Fun factor
  • Scaffolding of learning
  • User safety
  • Control and feedback
Instructional Ideas

  • In a music class, use this app to after you have studied terms such as volume, pitch, and tone ("Find the Highest Note"), as well as to review major and minor scales ("Maim That Tune")
  • After your young biologists or engineers have explored the app, ask them to choose a concept that most interests them and re-introduce it to their peers with new examples and illustrations
  • Check out YouTube videos demonstrating the app for more instructional inspiration
Classroom Considerations

  • If you are working in a 1:1 classroom environment, you'll want to make sure pupils are using headphones 
  • Double-tap anywhere on the page to open the navigation layer

  • Highly engaging and informative
  • Intuitive user experience
  • Excellent graphics and animations

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