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In this game, learners create flash cards with an image on one side (of an animal, for example) and the sound that animal makes on the other.
In this activity (7th activity on the page), learners use their sense of hearing to find a "sound match." Learners shake containers filled with items like dry seeds, sand, beans, etc.
In this activity, learners discover how to determine the distance to a lightning strike or nearby thunderstorm.
In this activity, learners discover how bats use echolocation to get information about objects in their environment. During the activity, one learner whispers into a tube.
In this activity, learners create a traditional Mexican noisemaker (a matraca) using cardboard, craft sticks, and a wooden dowel.
In this is activity about sound and vibration, learners create their own 'flutes' with drinking straws, then investigate how changing the length of the straw affects the sounds that are produced.
In this game-like activity (5th activity on the page), learners explore their auditory acuity as well as the importance of having two ears.
This activity (on page 2 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Extreme Sounds) is a full inquiry investigation into sound.
In this activity, learners construct drums out of everyday containers (like bowls or food containers) and shrink wrap. Learners use a hair dryer to affix and tighten the shrink wrap to the container.
In this quick activity (page 1 of the PDF under SciGirls Activity: Extreme Sounds) about sound vibrations, learners will investigate which small objects, such as coins, hex nuts, or marbles, produce t
In this activity, learners make some music by constructing a kazoo out of a simple plastic drinking straw. Use this activity to explore sound, vibrations, and music.
In this activity, learners create a xylophone by filling glasses with different amounts of water and tapping them with a metal spoon.
In this group activity, learners see and hear the speed of sound. A learner designated the "gonger" hits a gong, once every second, as the rest of the group watches and listens from a distance.
Make your own speaker with a magnet, wire, and paper cup! If you have a radio with a headphone plug and an old pair of headphones, this is a great tinkering activity.
Oboes's unique sound originates from the two small reeds a musician blows into. Make your own double reed instrument out of straw!
In this game (4th activity on the page) about hearing, learners test their ability to identify various sounds without looking.
In this activity (described on pages 39-42 of PDF), learners make a paper wheel (on pages 57-60 of PDF) that shows them the relative loudness of different sounds.
Find out what it would be like to have ears shaped differently from your own! Design and make different animal ears then try them out.
In this activity (on pages 25-32 of PDF), learners make models of the inner ear out of pipe cleaners.