Vibrating Rulers

Unit 4: Sound and Light Waves
Lesson 6 of 20

Objective: SWBAT record the vibrations and sounds a ruler makes when force is applied to it.

Big Idea: Students will conduct a simple experiment that has them holding a ruler down and applying force to create vibrations against the table. Students will notice a difference when the ruler is positioned at different lengths.

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Science, sound effects, Waves, Sound, Light, sound waves, light wave, 1st Grade, sound energy, vibration, telephone, ear, matter
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