KS3 Sound and hearing lesson from Barclayfox. Comprehensive and ready to deliver. High quality lesson that will keep your students engaged. This lesson covers: sound and hearing, vibrations, loudness, amplitude, frequency, pitch, LisA FisP, sound vs light, speed in a solid and gas, and hearing range.
This is a complete lesson from start to end, I have used this lesson and improved it many times with my different classes across ten+ years. It is a proven high quality lesson.
There is nothing to do but give it a quick look through it. But, if you cannot resist making a change its modular nature makes it very quick and easy to tune it to your exact requirements.
No marking for you ! All answers for all activities are included in the PPT to allow peer and/or self-assessment to reduce your workload !
Do you need a good lesson fast? You’ve found one, buy it now! (But if you have the time for more details there is more below my sign off).
I always want to give my young people the best lessons I can so I have spent a lot of time and effort on this spread out over 10+ years, I hope you like it!
Feedback welcome :-D
Thank you for your time, and happy teaching!
Need more detail? If you have time to read it, here it is….
Students will be able to:
- Understand that vibrations create sounds.
- Explain why there is no sound in a vacuum.
- Explain why the speed of sound is different in a solid compared to a gas.
- Compare the speed of sound and light in a thunderstorm.
- Calculate how far away a thunderstorm is
- Know and use the LisA FisP memory trick.
- State the range of frequencies of human hearing and compare to some animals.
Activities this lesson contains:
- Unscramble starter puzzle.
- Demo or video (depending on your groups needs) with Q&A.
- Literacy activity.
- Numeracy activity / calculations.
- Theory - carefully sculpted, lots of learning activities, not ‘death by powerpoint’.
- Quiz with answers.
- Videos x2 (simply finding good videos can save you 20 minutes).
- Questions scattered throughout - all answers are provided.
- Paired work activities / TPS.
- Simple student self-assessment activity (learners judge their own progress vs LOs).
- Extension activities (if required)
- All answers are provided to make things easy for you.
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