Sound KS1 Science. Have fun with sound, use these links to free to use resources with the whole class.
Ear Gongs Lesson Plan
In this activity you can make a coat hanger sound like Big Ben by tapping it against a table and allowing the vibrations to travel through the various materials to your inner ear. Lesson plan with downloadable instructions and template.
Ear Guitar Lesson Plan
When you pluck the string on an Ear Guitar, the string starts vibrating. The vibration in the string starts the bottom of the cup vibrating, which starts the air inside the cup vibrating. The cup helps channel those vibrating air molecules into your ear-so you hear the sound loud and clear.
How Are Sounds Produced? Video
Vampire Vlad complains about the noises in the castle, as they're preventing him from getting a good night's sleep. With help from Kate and Dave, he finds out that sounds are just vibrations and learns how to make sounds using objects from around the castle.
Liz Gets An Earful Interactive
Can you help Liz match the sounds to the pictures.
A sound identification activity with sorting of musical instruments by how the sound is made.
BBC interactive experiment in sounds and volume with a quiz.