We are used to seeing them at some stage of their life cycle, most of us remember watching them grow as tadpoles in our classrooms, and they are a common part of our ecosystem; but how much do you really know about these diverse and amazing creatures
There is no denying that I find the science of sound fascinating. You can find a number of posts on it on this blog; And usually in October, if you called to my house
This week’s Fun Friday post is a round up of all our favourite sound experiments and facts. Hear it, make it, feel it and even see it… guaranteed for a weekend full of fun!
Here are three of our favourite sound experiments…
1. Make Sound…
We love this simple experiment to make a spooky sound
Does sound travel faster in warm or cold air?
I was asked this by the principal of a school I was visiting during Science Week last year. I gave him the short answer… it travels faster through warm air.
Technically that is correct.. it does travel faster through warm air… the
Keeping with the Halloween Science theme, this week I share a cool experiment perfect for the spooky season!
Make a Spooky Sound Cup!
All you need is ….
a plastic cup a paper clip some twine or string a knife or scissors a
This weeks #FunFriday experiment is a simple and easy way to teach children how sound moves in air.
What you will need:
- An empty plastic bottle
- A piece of plastic (cut from a plastic bag or equivalent)
- An elastic band or tape
- Small candles
(Adult assistance required!)
Just follow the steps in the video… and the “big kids” among you might like the second