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Lesson Four – Volume

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to explore and record different ways of making loud and quiet sounds using a range of musical instruments. The children can write sentences to explain how to alter the volume of a sound made by an instrument.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record different ways of making loud and quiet sounds using a range of musical instruments

Learning Objectives

Identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating. Find patterns between the volume of a sound and the strength of the vibrations that produced it.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain how sounds are created when something vibrates. I can explain ways to change the volume of different sounds.

Volume

Teaching sequence to help the children explore and record different ways of making loud and quiet sounds using a range of musical instruments

Musical Instruments

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe ways of changing the volume of a sound using musical instruments

Loud and Quiet

Template to help the children identify and record different ways of changing the volume of sounds using musical instruments

Volume

Interactive activity to help the children explore and record different ways of making loud and quiet sounds using a range of musical instruments

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and record different ways of making loud and quiet sounds using a range of musical instruments

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