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Hands-on Activity

Sending Secret Messages

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Summary
In this activity, students explore how sound waves travel through various materials. They will build a sound transmission device and work to transmit a secret message to their teammates.
Overview
Topic: Sound waves and sound transmission
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how sound waves travel.
  • An exploration of how sound waves travel through different media.
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of how sound waves travel through different media by building a sound transmission device.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 3 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

TAKE FIVE

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