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Sounds and Light


Curipod generated lesson: "Sounds and Light". #1-4

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1. Word cloud
120 seconds
In a few words, describe the difference between sound and light.
2. Slide
60 seconds
"Students will be able to differentiate between refraction, reflection, and absorption"
Learning objective:
3. Slide
60 seconds
Sound is the vibration of molecules that we hear as sound. Light is a form of energy that travels in waves and is visible to us. We can use sound and light to study the world around us!
Exploring Sounds & Light
4. Slide
60 seconds
Sound: A wave of energy created by vibrating objects. It is measured in units called decibels. Light: A form of energy that is visible to the human eye. It is made up of a range of colors, including red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Reflection: The bouncing of light off of a surface. Reflection is the reason why we can see things.
5. Slide
60 seconds
The speed of sound is three times faster in water than in air. Light travels at a speed of 186,000 miles per second. The human eye can distinguish up to 10 million colors.
Did you know?
6. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: Q: When light passes through a window, what type of wave phenomenon is occurring?A. ReflectionB. RefractionC. Absorption
7. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the difference between sound waves and light waves?
8. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a monkey wearing a superhero cape saving a banana from evil fruit thieves
9. Poll
60 seconds
What type of waves do sounds travel as?
  • Sound waves
  • Light waves
  • Heat waves
  • Radio waves
10. Poll
60 seconds
What is the unit to measure sound?
  • Decibels (dB)
  • Meters (m)
  • Kilograms (kg)
11. Poll
60 seconds
What is the term used to describe how high or low a sound is?
  • Pitch
  • Volume
  • Tone
12. Poll
60 seconds
Which travels faster: light or sound?
  • Light
  • Sound
13. Poll
60 seconds
What color does an object appear if it reflects all colors of light?
  • White
  • Black

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