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Science - Sound

 

In science we will be learning all about sound! We will be investigating some big questions, such as: What is a sound? What would life be like without sound? Can you hear through all materials?

    

 

This website has loads of interesting videos including a video about how we hear and how to create a secret listening device - you could be like a spy!

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sound.html

 

Science is always happening in our everyday life. Try these activities at home and see what happens. What do you notice about the sounds? Why?

 

Make some music - create music using glasses filled with different amounts of water. Can you use everyday objects like saucepans and pots to make music?

Explore what makes sound in your house.

Explore how you can change the volume and pitch of objects that make sounds

Can you make your own telephone using two cups and a piece of string? Why do you think it works?

 

 

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