Vibration Causes Sound

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Vibration Causes Sound


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San Francisco Symphony
Type: Learning Activity


Students will experiment to identify how vibrations cause sound.  A student worksheet is provided. 

Content Standard(s):
SC2015 (2015)
Grade: 1
1 ) Conduct experiments to provide evidence that vibrations of matter can create sound (e.g., striking a tuning fork, plucking a guitar string) and sound can make matter vibrate (e.g., holding a piece of paper near a sound system speaker, touching your throat while speaking).

Arts Education
ARTS (2017)
Grade: 1
Music: General
8) Demonstrate knowledge of music concepts in music from a variety of cultures selected for performance.

Example: Respond with purposeful movement to reflect the melodic contour of a piece of music.

Tags: experiment, music concepts, science, sound, vibration
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Student Worksheet

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Author: Tiffani Stricklin
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