Sound Travel

15 minutes This should take about 15 mins

You will need:

  • Bowl
  • Plastic food wrap
  • Uncooked grains of rice
  • Tin tray

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What to do:

Step 1

Part 1

Gather together all the things that you need to make the Sound Travel.

Step 2

Part 2

In this experiment we’re going to see how sound travels through the air.

Step 3

Part 3

Take some plastic food wrap and cover a bowl with it.

Step 4

Part 4

Sprinkle some of your rice grains onto the surface of the food wrap.

Step 5

Part 5

Now bring your noise maker close to the bowl but not touching it, and make some noise!

Step 6

Part 6

Can you see the rice grains jumping?

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Join Nina and see how sound travels through the air.

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