A practical investigation into sound

In this lesson pack for year 4, linking to the topic sound, pupils will make their own pin strummer. They will create their own investigations, choosing one variable to change.

The pack includes:

  • A PowerPoint presentation entitled ‘A mash-up of musical science’ including instructions for how to make an instrument using hair pins.
  • A lesson plan.

Simple to resource! The items you will need:

  • Hair pins
  • Clean, empty containers made from different materials
Year 4
A practical investigation into sound

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