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Science - Pitch and Volume

After our sound walk and lesson on vibrations, this week we will...

 

Investigate pitch and volume by exploring instruments and the different sounds they make. If you don't have instruments try and use objects which make different sounds.

 

Teaching

 

Investigation 2 - exploring/pattern seeking
Investigate pitch and volume by exploring instruments and the different sounds. Record your results..Please use what you have at home. This could be improvised instruments.

 

Vocabulary
Sound, volume, loudness, amplitude, pitch, soundwave, frequency

 

Other Curriculum Areas
Music

  • Understand and explore how music is created, produced and communicated, including through the inter-related dimensions: pitch, duration, dynamics, tempo, timbre, texture, structure and appropriate musical notations.

 

Weblinks
Pitch and volume activity from www.bbc.co.uk
Explanation of pitch and volume – starter activity during whole class input – section 1 & 2 as an independent task from http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk

 

 

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