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 accompanying PowerPoint 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!
This lesson is a part of the SCIENCE OF SOUND BUNDLE which includes a full unit written for 4th grade and a full unit written for 1st grade.
In this packet you will receive:
--- 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.
The ready to print lesson plan and accompanying presentation cover the following topics:
Additional materials needed to complete the lesson as written
---- tuning forks
---- block of wood
---- bowl of water
---- ping pong balls
---- string (I used butcher's string)
---- wire hangers
---- 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
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.
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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