Teachers TV: Primary Science lesson starters - Physical world, Sound
These video lesson starters for Primary Science all look at the topic of sound - how it works, and how we can hear it.
Teachers TV: Primary science lesson starters - Physical world, sound
These free video lesson starters for primary science all look at the topic of sound - how it works, and how we can hear it.
They can be used at the beginning of a lesson to pose questions and to get your class thinking about the topic.
How sound works
A professional drum group show some children how the pitch is affected by the size and the tightness of the drum skins.
This lesson starter prompts children to think about how well different materials muffle sound.
A short clip showing how using different length guitar strings can change the pitch of the sound produced.
Five imaginative lesson starters that introduce the subject of sound and hearing.
Lots of close-up pictures of everyday items together with their sounds provide a stimulus for children to think about their auditory world.
A professor tests the effect different sounds have on his assistant. How loud are the sounds and do they make her feel happy or sad?
This lesson starter helps children recognise that our ears give information about where sounds are coming from.
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