Where's the Science in that? Sound

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Where's the Science in that? Sound puts science in a real-life context and gives students aged 11 to 14 a better understanding of how STEM applies to everyday life. 

The resource comprises a set of videos focusing on the topic of Sound Waves, including what is sound? frequency and amplitude, microphones and loudspeakers.


Science: Ages 11 to 12

Absorption and reflection in oil exploration video

Absorption and reflection in oil exploration video

Hannah and Rudy head to the HIVE to find out how absorption and reflection can be used to find oil a…


Video PDF

What is sound? video

What is sound? video

Music students Hannah and Rudy explore the concept of sound by explaining how sound gets from a cymb…


Video PDF

Frequency and amplitude video

Frequency and amplitude video

Why do guitar strings make different sounds? Hannah and Rudy explore the concepts of frequency and a…


Video PDF

Microphones and loudspeakers video

Microphones and loudspeakers video

Whilst in a recording studio, Rudy and Hannah meet a studio intern, who explains how a microphone an…


Video PDF

Absorption and reflection at the theatre video

Absorption and reflection at the theatre video

Hannah and Rudy explore the concept of sound absorption and reflection whilst taking a tour of the K…


Video PDF

Science: Ages 12 to 14

Absorption and reflection in oil exploration video

Absorption and reflection in oil exploration video

Hannah and Rudy head to the HIVE to find out how absorption and reflection can be used to find oil a…


Video PDF

What is sound? video

What is sound? video

Music students Hannah and Rudy explore the concept of sound by explaining how sound gets from a cymb…


Video PDF

Frequency and amplitude video

Frequency and amplitude video

Why do guitar strings make different sounds? Hannah and Rudy explore the concepts of frequency and a…


Video PDF

Microphones and loudspeakers video

Microphones and loudspeakers video

Whilst in a recording studio, Rudy and Hannah meet a studio intern who explains how a microphone and…


Video PDF

Absorption and reflection at the theatre video

Absorption and reflection at the theatre video

Hannah and Rudy explore the concept of sound absorption and reflection whilst taking a tour of the K…


Video PDF