Light & Sound Grades 1-3
- Author : Deslauriers, Isabel/Riddols, T
Light and sound are everywhere, but hard to define.
These age-appropriate activities will provide your students with a solid basis for exploring these concepts with confidence.
Experiments with laser beams and hands-on models will delight students as they learn about light.
Practical activities with music, hand made telephones, and model ears will instill a love for learning science in students while teaching the basics of sound.
Activities are curriculum-based and also include highly motivational experiences - like playing tag using echolocation, just like bats.
Lesson & Experiment Topics Include:
- Introduction to Light
- Light and Society
- Spreading and Fading
- Transmission, Absorption, and Reflection
- What Is Sound?
- Humans and Sound
- Echoes and Traveling Sound
- Pitch and Intensity
- Sound Machines
This book supports many of the fundamental concepts and learning outcomes from the curriculums for these provinces: Alberta, Grade 3, Science, Hearing & Sound; Ontario, Grade 2, Science, Understanding Matter & Energy, Properties of Liquids & Solids.