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Unit 5. Water, Light, Sound & Energy

How does sound travel?

Discuss the concept of sound with the children. Listen to the different sections of the orchestra and ask the pupils to think about the sounds the different instruments make- are they high, low, loud, quiet? How are these different sounds made?

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Now try these practical hands-on activities in the classroom. Before you start, describe the activity and ask the children what they expect to happen. At the end of each activity ask them were they surprised with the results and how do they think it worked.

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