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Lesson One – Vibration

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to investigate and demonstrate different ways that sounds can be created through the vibration of materials. The class can perform a series of activities to illustrate how vibration creates sound which travels into the ear.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and demonstrate different ways that sounds can be created through the vibration of materials

Learning Objectives

Identify how sounds are made, associating some of them with something vibrating. Recognise that vibrations from sounds travel through a medium to the ear.

Learning Outcomes

I know that when something vibrates a sound is created. I know that sounds are heard when travelling through the air and into the ear.

Vibration

Teaching sequence to help the children investigate and demonstrate different ways that sounds can be created through the vibration of materials

Hearing Sounds

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and explain how vibration is used to produce sound

Testing Vibration

Activity cards to help the children complete a set of tests to investigate and record how vibration is used to produce sound

Vibration

Interactive activity to help the children investigate and demonstrate different ways that sounds can be created through the vibration of materials

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to investigate and demonstrate different ways that sounds can be created through the vibration of materials

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