Menu

Home : Key Stage Two : Science : Year Four Planning : Sound

Lesson Six – Footsteps

This science teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to test and record different ways of stopping sounds from travelling through a range of materials. The children can suggest solutions to prevent noises from interrupting the headteacher in their school office.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to test and record different ways of stopping sounds from travelling through a range of materials

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 know how sound can travel through different materials and into the ears. I can perform a fair test to find a solution  to a problem.

Footsteps

Teaching sequence to help the children test and record different ways of stopping sounds from travelling through a range of materials

Materials

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify suitable materials that can be used for soundproofing

Stopping Sounds

Template to help the children identify and record different ways of preventing sound from travelling by using a range of materials

Footsteps

Interactive activity to help the children test and record different ways of stopping sounds from travelling through a range of materials

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to test and record different ways of stopping sounds from travelling through a range of materials

  • Oliver Twist
    Read and answer comprehension questions about the structure and content of a classic work of fiction by a significant author
  • Story Writing
    Plan and write a story using familiar settings based on a book by a significant children’s author, practise building words using roots and prefixes and use nouns in sentences with matching determinants
  • Story Publishing
    Edit and make corrections to a story set in a school to use when publishing a class library book
  • Story Drafting
    compose a first draft for a story describing a problem that a new character might cause when joining a school