Benchmark Question: What are the properties of sound?
Focus Question: What are high and low pitch sounds?
The teacher will provide a
variety of glass bottles filled to different heights of water. Students
will listen to, compare, and describe the sounds from the different glass
bottles. The teacher will ask students to arrange the bottles by pitch from
high to low. Students may volunteer and try to play a song.
Each student will make straw
whistles of varying lengths. Each student will write a prediction about the
relationship between pitch and length. Each student will play his or her
whistle. The teacher will record the pitch and length data. The class will
discuss the relationship between pitch and length. Students will check