This resource is a set of modules on sound, acoustics, music, and musical instruments developed for middle school and high school students. It is organized in short components for ease of use by teachers who may be unfamiliar with this content area. Included are lessons and activities on frequency, wavelength, amplitude, pitch, the physics of sound, rhythms and beats, standing waves, harmonic series, and tuning systems. Suggestions for presenting some of the concepts to younger students are also provided. Worksheets include answer keys.
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Metadata instance created
March 28, 2009
by Caroline Hall
August 22, 2016
by Lyle Barbato
Last Update when Cataloged:
January 6, 2005
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Wave Energy Unit Title: The Physics of Sound
A set of exemplary modules related to sound and music, developed for use in middle school and high school. It's broken into well-organized short components for teachers who may wish to teach only one element of this subject matter. Included are lessons and activities on frequency, wavelength, amplitude, pitch, the physics of sound, rhythms and beats, standing waves, harmonic series, and tuning systems. Worksheets include answer keys.
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