Discover schemes of work, lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in science for Key Stage Two to teach about investigating the properties of sound

  • Footsteps


    Test and record different ways of stopping sounds from travelling through a range of materials

  • Soundproofing


    Investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials by exploring soundproofing

  • Volume


    Explore and record different ways of making loud and quiet sounds using a range of musical instruments

  • Changing Pitch

    Changing Pitch

    Test and record different ways of changing the pitch of a range of sounds made using musical instruments

  • String Telephone

    String Telephone

    Practise making a model to illustrate and record how sound can be created through vibration

  • Vibration


    Investigate and demonstrate different ways that sounds can be created through the vibration of materials

  • Lengths, Masses and Capacities
    Solve a selection of contextual problems by comparing and converting between different units of measurement for mass, length and capacity
  • Fruit Cocktails
    Convert capacities between litres and millilitres when mixing ingredients for different drinks
  • Changing Lengths
    Measure different lengths around the school and convert between metres, centimetres and millimetres
  • Soup Shopping
    Convert measurements between grams and kilograms to calculate prices of foods needed for different recipes