SOUND SCIENCE – Science Gallery
30 + 60 minutes – $5.25/student
Includes 60 minutes self-guiding time in the Science Gallery
Curriculum Target Grade: 4
This program supports the Grade 4 “Sound” cluster by demonstrating that sound is a vibration conducted through the atmosphere. Students review the concept of pitch and how musical instruments transform energy into sound. They end off with a demonstration of the power of a sound cannon! This 90-minute program includes a 30-minute demonstration and 60 minutes of self-guided time in the Science Gallery.
4-03-01 Use appropriate vocabulary related to their investigations of sound. Include: energy, sound, vibration, vocal cords, pitch, loudness,
4-03-02 Recognize that sound is a form of energy.
4-03-05 Recognize that sounds are caused by vibrations.
4-03-07 Demonstrate how the pitch and loudness of sounds can be modified.
4-03-11/4-03-12 Describe practices that help ensure protection of the ears and hearing. Describe harmful effects of high or sustained sound levels.