S4P2. Students will demonstrate how sound is produced by vibrating objects and how sound can be varied by changing the rate of vibration.

a. Investigate how sound is produced.

b. Recognize the conditions that cause pitch to vary.

Hands-On Investigations

Palm Pipe Inquiry Lesson: Turning Vibrations into Music Sensations (S4P2, a,.b) - Students will investigate how vibrations produce sound with PVC pipes. Students will then play songs using their musical instruments.

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Ocean Odyssey (S4P2 a., b.) - In the simulation the evil Sea Serpent has stolen Mel Scale the mermaid's voice. Students will investigate the science of sound to solve the fishy goings-on. Students will learn and investigate how sound is produced and loudness and pitch. Students are awarded points as they answer questions and solve the mystery.