Vibrating objects make sound! Manipulate objects by plucking, striking, or rubbing them together to hear the sounds they make. A tuning fork, crystal goblets, and rubber bands are among the objects that help our investigation of sound.
Program Options: Wonders of Science: Sound is available only as a large group assembly.
ASSEMBLY MAY: 150 students
K, 1 and 2
Things that make sound vibrate.
The vibrations of an object making sound can be observed by seeing or feeling them.
Different objects make different kinds of sounds, and can be manipulated to vibrate in different ways.
Changing the vibration of an object changes the pitch or the loudness/softness of its sound.
Academic Standard Strand:
Nature of Science & Engineering
Experience Run Time:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
$325 first assembly, $250 subsequent assemblies, Travel fees may apply.
This activity is funded, in part, through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota State Legislature with money from the Legacy Amendment vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008. Learn More