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Lesson Five – Soundproofing

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials by exploring soundproofing. The class can perform a complete test to identify how to soundproof the classroom from external noises.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials by exploring soundproofing

Learning Objectives

Recognise that vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear. Setting up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests.

Learning Outcomes

I can demonstrate how vibration creates sounds. I  know that sounds get fainter the further away they are from the source.

Soundproofing

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials by exploring soundproofing

Materials

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify suitable materials to use for soundproofing the classroom

Sound Planning Snake

Template to help the children investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials

Soundproofing

Interactive activity to help the children investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials by exploring soundproofing

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and test how sound can travel through a range of different materials by exploring soundproofing

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