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The Mosquito/El Mosquito: Interactive Sound Game


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    Science Museum of Minnesota

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The Mosquito/El Mosquito: Interactive Sound Game

In this online activity, learners test their ability to hear different frequencies and compare their frequency range with the frequency range of other animals and insects. Learners can record their hearing ability and compare to other people who have visited the site. Also includes link to story about the "mosquito frequency" and activity suggestion for making sounds. This activity requires headphones or speakers.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 11

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • computer
  • speakers or headphones

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
    • Human Senses and Perception
      • Hearing
  • Physical Sciences
    • Vibration and Waves
      • Sound

Informal Categories


  • Animals

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • hear
  • use keyboard
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Components that are part of this resource:

Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Funding Sources:

  • Harman International
  • NEC Foundation of America
  • National Science Foundation

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