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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    In this activity, learners experiment with their voices and noisemakers to understand the connections between vibrations and the sounds created by those vibrations. This resource includes three...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    Sound can travel through a variety of media. In a musical twist to the tin cans and string experiment, place string on a metal coat hanger to hear "secret bells" as you gently hit the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 Under 5 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners investigate sound wave science, in stereo! Learners construct a "stereo" out of a metal coat hanger and piece of string to explore sound vibrations. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (last activity on the page), learners make a model of the eardrum (also called the "tympanic membrane") and see how sound travels through the air. This activity page...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (4th on the page), learners conduct a series of tests to find out which of their ears is more dominant. In other words, do they prefer to use their right or left ear to complete...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Mount Holyoke College
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    In this four-part activity, learners explore light and sound through a variety of hands-on investigations. First, learners explore sound waves and observe how sound can travel through other...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (11th activity on the page), learners use pennies to test their hearing acuity. Learners collect pennies, drop them one at a time on a hard surface and listen to the sounds they...

    free Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this game (4th activity on the page) about hearing, learners test their ability to identify various sounds without looking. Suggestions for the sounds include shaking coins, tearing paper, and...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    This activity (9th activity on the page) about hearing demonstrates to learners the importance of having two ears. A blindfolded learner tries to identify the distance of another individual while...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this game-like activity (5th activity on the page), learners explore their auditory acuity as well as the importance of having two ears. Learners sit in a circle with a blindfolded learner...

    free Ages 4 - 11 5 to 10 minutes

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