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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is an online simulation of how sound changes due to environment. How does place--like a cave, a pier, or a forest--affect certain sounds? Move the sound pieces around and change the location...

    free Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This activity requires a Pico Cricket (tiny computer). Learners work on designing and building a sound sensor out of household materials, like plastic wrap and cardboard. This will connect with the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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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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    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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    WGBH
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    In this design challenge activity, learners add headphones to a previously built instrument (see "Build a Band" activity) to make it easier to hear. This lesson plan includes information...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    In this activity, learners investigate the sense of hearing and plan and conduct their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners discover how we are able to judge where a sound is...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    The Exploratorium
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    What happens when two wave pulses meet in the middle? Send waves down a spring to watch them travel and interact. This activity, developed by the Exploratorium, uses an old fashioned phone cord and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 4 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    Integrated Teaching and Learning Program, College of Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder
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    In this activity, learners simulate whale echolocation. Learners experience echolocation by wearing blindfolds, while another learner makes snapping noises in front of, behind, or to the side of them.

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    National Health Museum
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    In this lab, learners experience how dolphins and other echolocating animals use their senses to locate and identify objects without using their sense of sight. To simulate this process, learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create a straw oboe to explore sound and pitch. Learners are encouraged to experiment with different sized straws to examine how the width or length of the straw affects...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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