In this comprehensive science of sound unit, students will make cross-curricular connections between music and science class. Students can work as a class, in small groups, or individually to construct knowledge using a selection of ten centers. Each station comes with a companion worksheet with which to check students’ knowledge. The unit is editable and can be done with or without student devices (laptops).
This product includes:
- Lesson slides (PowerPoint)
- Self-checking pre-/post-test
- Lesson plans
- 10 station/center companions
- 2 activity worksheets
- video guide
- Reading passage
- Two versions: Lexile ~600-800 and ~800-1000, discreetly marked
- Posters (6)
- Interactive Google Slides board game
All parts are editable except where exempt by copyright (including the Google Slides game).
5.2 The student will investigate and understand how sound is created and transmitted, and how it is used. Key concepts include
a) compression waves;
b) vibration, compression, wavelength, frequency, amplitude;
c) the ability of different media (solids, liquids, and gases) to transmit sound; and
d) uses and applications of sound waves.
MU:Cn11.0.5a Demonstrate understanding of relationships between music and the other arts, other disciplines, varied contexts, and daily life.
(Please note that the Science of Sound Digital Board Game for Music and Science game is already included in this unit – no need to purchase twice!)