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This high school physical science lesson has the following learning goals for students: design and conduct an investigation to determine the speed of sound in air; interpret their experimental results; and explain possible reasons for discrepancies (if any occur) between the class results and the known speed of sound. A materials list, teacher background information, assessments, outcomes, and extensions are provided. This book selection includes the Table of Contents, Preface, Acknowledgments, About the Authors, and Index.


High School

Grade Levels

High School


Lesson Plans Physical Science Science and Engineering Practices


Type Book ChapterPub Date 3/29/2017Pages 32Stock # PB410X_4.14

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