Sound and Hearing

In this interactive activity, the student selects different instruments and compares pitch. This is a great video clip/experiment to use on the SMART Board as a large group introductory activity.

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
GLE 0207.11.1
Investigate how vibrating objects produce sound.
GLE 0207.11.2
Classify sounds according to their loudness and pitch.
GLE 0401.8.1
Use active comprehension strategies to derive meaning while reading and check for understanding after reading.
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Lesson Variations

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