Reflection: Joy Sound Waves - Part 2 Intensity - Section 2: Explore and Elaborate


Creating a classroom culture that promotes curiosity, questioning, and intrinsic motivation takes time, patience, and many varied activities.  In this game-like activity, students were able to talk with peers and justify their thinking. They were able to listen to peers suggestions and comments and think about whether or not they agreed with that information.   This doesn't come easily and I have to work at creating and keeping this safe environment every day.  One way I do this is by purposely planning activities or lessons that are also team building or completed as a team as in this lesson. 

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Sound Waves - Part 2 Intensity

Unit 3: Waves
Lesson 9 of 11

Objective: SWBAT identify sounds that can cause permanent hearing damage in humans.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will explore sound intensity and discover that sounds are measured in decibels.

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Science, sound waves, Waves, light wave, refraction (Light), sounds, decibels, hearing
  55 minutes
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