Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Strings - Section 3: Explore

 

I found several things that I needed to do to improve the lesson. First, I need a poster: vocabulary to have all of the words my students want to use hanging in the room. Then I needed to be sure and go back over each string and pluck it for the students as they compared the pitch of the strings. 

Another thing I think that really helped my students make great observation is using this anchor chart: scientific observation. I find having visuals really helps my students understand what I am talking about.

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Strings

Unit 6: Sound Travel
Lesson 3 of 12

Objective: SWBAT explain how vibrating guitar string make sound.

Big Idea: Allow students to investigate how guitar strings vibrate and how the strings make different sounds.

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Science, Sound, ELA, noise, glass, string
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