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Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

 
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STEM & Sound - Day 1

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can you solve a communication problem using sound? Yes you can!

 
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Va-Va-Vibrations!!

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be creating instruments that will allow them to observe, explore and investigate the patterns of sound waves (pitch and volume). They will plan out a design for their instrument and then create it using classroom materials.

 
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What is a Scientist?

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What are Scientists? In this lesson students will explore the idea of research, informational text and science inquiry while learning that they themselves are in fact scientists.

 
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Shhh! Did you hear that?

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Did you say waves? Let's explore sound waves using inquiry and our sense of hearing, sight, and touch.

 
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Listen! Listen! Listen!

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Let's go on a listening walk and discover sound!! We will use our five senses to learn about the world around us!!

 
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Now hear this!

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Can you hear me now? It is hard to find a truly quiet place, especially when you are surrounded by first graders! Listen in to hear what your students find on a listening walk.

 
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Shakin' and a Movin'

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will explore three different learning stations to discover how sound makes matter vibrate. They will have to answer the question, "Can sound make matter vibrate?"

 
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What makes sound?

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sounds waves, vibrations, huh? Let's investigate what these vibrations can really do. Sending good vibes your way!

 
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What's the Matter?

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Sound traveling through matter!! Who will be the winner?

 
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Let's Chat!

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

How do Cup Telephone work? Let's discover together!

 
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Wiggle it, Just a Little Bit!

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Can sound waves make Oobleck dance? This investigation will allow children to experience being a scientist while observing and predicting what happens while Oobleck sits on a Subwoofer. What type of sound will make it move about?

 
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STEM & Sound - Day 2

1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
1st Grade Science » Unit: Unit 1: Sound Waves
Michele Beitel
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Did you know that we can be engineers? It is time to plan, design and build just like an engineer! Let's get building!

 
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Investigating Sound

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Bang! Ding! Strum! Let's investigate the properties of ~sound~ and ~vibrations~.

 
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Investigating How We Hear

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Introducing... the ear! Help your students plan and carry out an investigation of the ear.

 
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Science of Light

1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
1st Grade Science » Unit: Light and Sound
Kathryn Yablonski
White Marsh, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

From shining them under your chin for scary stories to swirling light on the ceiling, flashlights are fascinating! Can we use flashlights for science too?

 
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