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science-phobic amongst us as the ideas are all there."
Kay Wilkie, Year 6 teacher
Sound and pitch experiment
Linking to the topics sound and vibrations and waves, this fun, hands-on lesson pack is aimed at year 4 and P5. Pupils will discover how the pitch of a sound can be changed by altering the amount of water in bottles. Will your classroom be filled with beautiful music or a bit of a racket!?
This pack includes:
A differentiated lesson plan with an explanation of the science behind the investigation
A PowerPoint presentation explaining how sound travels and how pitch is changed in instruments
A sheet for children to record their scientific explanations
Two guided reading spreads: Interview with a Foley artist (sound effects engineer) and how speakers work
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