Science of Sound: BUNDLE for 1st grade unit and 4th grade unit

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    Description

    This is a bundle of two units on the Science of Sound Energy. One targeted for 1st grade and the other targeted for 4th grade.

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    DESCRIPTION FOR 1st GRADE UNIT

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    This is an editable interdisciplinary unit on the Science of Sound Energy for 1st grade music and science (written from a music teacher's perspective). This lesson plan and slide deck presentation compatible with PowerPoint & Google Slides™ will provide you all you need to teach a fun, engaging science of sound unit. This unit was written to meet the 1st grade science of sound curriculum in Georgia, but can be modified to meet the needs of other grade levels. This packet is wonderful for collaboration between music teachers and classroom teachers!

    In this download you will receive:

    • Detailed lesson plans for the Science of Sound ready to print, yet fully editable for your needs (Microsoft Word).
    • Engaging PowerPoint to lead your students through learning about the science of sound. There is a partially editable (text is editable) version and a version that is pre-formatted and ready to show right away (slide deck presentation compatible with Google Slides™ included).
    • Interactive quizzes; take as a class or check the answers on the accompanying assessment papers.
    • Premade assessment for Google Forms™
    • Partner Sound Card Game - directions included.
    • Listening Walk Worksheet to go with the Listening Walk book.
    • Differentiated Sound Sorts (with both Soft and Quiet Terms) - Use as a center or as an assessment. (plus answer keys)

    --- Sound Sort, Cut and Paste, High and Low

    --- Sound Sort, Cut and Paste, Loud and Soft

    --- Sound Sort, Cut and Paste, Emergency vs. Non-Emergency

    --- Sound Sort, Color or Circle the correct picture, High and Low

    --- Sound Sort, Color or Circle the correct picture, Loud and Soft

    --- Sound Sort, Color or Circle the correct picture, Emergency

    --- Sound Label, Write in the correct label, Loud and Soft.

    --- Sound Label, Write in the correct label, High and Low.

    • interactive version of Differentiated Sound Sorts (with both Soft and Quiet terms) for Google Slides™.
    • Guide for completing six experiments for the Science of Sound
    • Font download links to keep formatting attractive and allow the PowerPoint presentation to be partially editable. (Note: a pre-formatted version is included as well).

    The ready to print lesson plan and accompanying presentation cover the following topics:

    • What is vibration?
    • How do instruments vibrate?
    • How does our voice vibrate?
    • Quick look at the families of instruments.
    • Make vibrations from paper.
    • Introductory look at sound waves - volume (amplitude)
    • Introductory look at sound waves - pitch (frequency)
    • Original piggy back song to remember pitch vs volume.
    • Comparison of Emergency sounds and what is an Emergency sound?
    • EXPERIMENT - String Telephone
    • EXPERIMENT - Box Guitar
    • EXPERIMENT - Tuning Fork Fun
    • EXPERIMENT - Jumping Rice
    • EXPERIMENT - Ruler Vibrations
    • EXPERIMENT - Hanger Bells

    Additional materials needed to complete the lesson as written

    • The Listening Walk by Paul Showers. ISBN 9780064433228
    • Internet access to view videos online (SafeShare/Watchkin links provided!)
    • Samples of each family of instruments (optional)
    • Streamer wands
    • Printer
    • Storage boxes for materials
    • Glasses and food coloring.
    • Materials for experiments:

    ---- tuning forks

    ---- block of wood

    ---- bowl of water

    ---- ping pong balls

    ---- string (I used butcher's string)

    ---- wire hangers

    ---- paper

    ---- cheap plastic rulers

    ---- plastic box or table

    ---- red rice

    ---- hand drums or tambourine

    ---- rhythm sticks or cut broom stick

    ---- top of a plastic box

    ---- plastic cups (I used mini solo cups)

    ---- rubber bands in two sizes

    ---- small plastic bins

    PowerPoint Compatibility

    Note: The interactive features have been tested in PowerPoint for Mac 2011 and 2016; also on PC PowerPoint 360. The interactive features do NOT work on PowerPoint for Mac 2008. Other versions have not been tested at this time. The interactive features will NOT work if opened in Keynote or as a PDF. A separate download is included that is compatible with Google Slides™.

    Standards

    The detailed, editable lesson plans were written ready to print for the general music room, but could easily be adapted to the general education science room with a quick switching of standards. Currently the Georgia GPS music standards are marked; the National Music Standards and Common Core Arts Standards are included and can be swapped with a simple copy and paste. This packet also meets the NGSS science standards for first grade (sound).

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    DESCRIPTION FOR 4th GRADE UNIT

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    This is an editable interdisciplinary unit on Acoustics: Science of Sound Energy. This lesson and slide deck presentation compatible with PowerPoint & Google Slides™ will provide you all you need to teach a fun, engaging science of sound unit (Acoustics). This unit was written to meet the 4th grade science of sound curriculum in Georgia, but can be modified to meet the needs of other grade levels. This packet is wonderful for collaboration between music teachers and classroom teachers!

    In this download you will receive:

    • Detailed lesson plans for the Science of Sound ready to print for tomorrow's lesson.
    • Engaging PowerPoint to lead your students through learning about the science of sound (slide deck presentation compatible with Google Slides™ included).
    • Interactive quizzes; take as a class or check the answers on the accompanying assessment papers.
    • Assessment papers to be used as a pre and post test. (Promethean ActivOffice integration available for those using Powerpoint PC 2007 or 2010 but NOT required).
    • Premade assessments for Google Forms™.
    • Guide for students in completing two experiments for the Science of Sound
    • Guide for students to use the iPad "Sound Uncovered" (only available for iPad). The lesson can be taught without this extension activity, but I included it for your students' enjoyment. ****NOTE**** CURRENTLY THIS APP DOES NOT WORK WITH iOS11 OR HIGHER
    • "Investigate Sound" activities(alternative to "Sound Uncovered" with activities similar to the app) with options to complete as a full class using PowerPoint or Google Slides™ or individually through a self-paced assignment for Google Slides™.
    • Mini-lessons for parts of Chrome Music Labs
    • Included font for installation to keep formatting uniform and allow the PowerPoint presentation to be editable. (Note: the PDFs are editable with a PDF presentation software such as Adobe Acrobat).

    The ready to print(or assign digitally) lesson plan and accompanying presentation cover the following topics:

    • What is vibration?
    • How do instruments vibrate?
    • How does our voice vibrate?
    • Basics of sound waves.
    • Detailed look at sound waves - volume (amplitude)
    • Detailed look at sound waves - pitch (frequency)
    • Detailed look at sound waves - timber (shape of wave).
    • Comparison of sounds in hertz.
    • Comparison of sounds in decibels.
    • Factors affecting pitch (length, diameter, tension, and density).
    • How sound moves through different types of matter (solids, liquids, and gas).
    • Guide for students to use the iPad "Sound Uncovered" (only available for iPad). The lesson can be taught without this extension activity, but I included it for your students' enjoyment. ****NOTE**** CURRENTLY THIS APP DOES NOT WORK WITH iOS11 OR HIGHER
    • Guide for students to work through "Investigate Sound" activities using Google Slides™
    • Mini-lessons for parts of Chrome Music Labs
    • EXPERIMENT - What is sound? Vibrations! Make a Straw Kazoo/Double Reed!
    • EXPERIMENT - How does matter affect sound? Tap-a-Bag!

    Additional materials needed to complete the lesson as written

    • Internet access to view videos online (SafeShare/Watchkin links provided!)
    • Access to BrainPop is most desirable. ( I have provided Alternative video links).
    • (Optional) iPad/iPhone app: dB Volume Meter (Alternative Android app link provided)
    • (Optional) iPad/iPhone app: Tone generator (Alternative web app and Android app link provided).
    • (Optional) iPad/iPhone app: Sound Uncovered - Exploratorium(Unfortunately no alternative android app is available).

    Standards

    The detailed, editable lesson plans were written ready to print for the general music room, but could easily be adapted to the general education science room with a quick switching of standards. Currently the Georgia GPS music standards are marked; the National Music Standards and Common Core Arts Standards are included and can be swapped with a simple copy and paste.

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