Sounds of Science

by: Karen Ansberry and Emily Morgan

Learners explore how sound is produced by vibrations. They make a straw instrument and investigate how to vary its pitch. Learns also design and build an instrument that produces a high pitch and a low pitch and explain how it works.

For more information on how to implement Picture-Perfect Science in you classroom—including key reading strategies and NSES connections—download the free e-book of chapters 1 through 5, Why Read Picture Books in Science Class?


Type Book ChapterPub Date 8/15/2011Stock # PB186E2_15

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