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Unit Overview: Sound

National Curriculum

  • Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.

Lessons:

6 lessons

What are the 5 senses?

Today, we are going to be learning about the five senses. Our bodies do some amazing things. They allow us to see the wonderful world around us, hear things and taste delicious foods. We will be looking at which body part relates to each sense and conducting a sound exploration using our ears.

  • 1 Quiz
  • 13m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
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What is sound?

In today's lesson, we'll be learning about sound. We will be specifically looking at what sound is and how to make sounds. This lesson will include identifying different volumes of sound. Lastly, we will be conducting an experiment to see if the sounds outside our home are the same in the morning compared to the sounds at night time.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 24m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

How do we hear?

In today's lesson, we will be learning about sound. We will be specifically looking at how our bodies allow us to hear sounds. We will then learn that not everyone has the ability to hear things and we will look at what deaf people may use to hear or communicate.

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 26m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript

How can we make and describe different sounds?

In today's lesson, we'll be bringing together all our knowledge from this unit. We will be making lots of sounds using our bodies, while discussing how we can describe different sounds by their pitch or volume. Then we will be trying to find high pitch and low pitch sounds using utensils from the kitchen. We will finish the lesson with a sound experiment for you to do in your own time. Let's get started!

  • 2 Quizzes
  • 15m Video
  • Presentation(PPT)
  • Transcript