Sound is all around! This activity’s focus is the scientific skill of observing to introduce the concept of sound energy as vibration of matter. The lesson includes a What do You Know writing page, a student recording sheet, teacher instructions, scoring rubric, and a follow-up writing activity. Use this as an opening activity to your sound unit or a stand-alone after school science club activity.
This lesson is included in the green book Rising to the Challenge of the National Science Education Standards, also sold on this website. This is lesson one in a packet of nine process skill lessons using sound.