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Chapter 9: Sound

  • Dangerous Decibels—A variety of interactive games with sound and sometimes music
  • Music through the Curriculum: Math, Science, and Sound Activities—Information about sound waves and frequencies
  • Sound of Place from National Geographic EdNet—An activity for describing locations by their sounds
  • Sonar use in WWII—Description about U-boats and Sonar (Lesson 135)
  • Sound activity—Candemonium activity demonstrating high and low pitches (Lessons 131–132)
  • Water bottle sound—An activity with step-by-step instructions on building and playing a 5-note and 8-note water bottle xylophone; allows students to discover the unique sounds and some basics of music theory (Lessons 130–132)
  • Exploratorium—Links to interactive listening games and videos of experimental projects on building new instruments.
  • Sound links—Links to Elementary physical science sites about waves, sound, light, and vibrations

Answers in Genesis (Lesson 134)

  • The Hearing Ear—Dr. David Menton discusses the parts of the ear
  • Cochlear Implants—A discussion from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) about cochlear implants, its functions, and its future
  • Evolution and my cochlear implant—Dr. Georgia Purdom discusses evolution and the scientists involved in the development of the cochlear implant
  • Cochlear implant—A YouTube video of an eight-month old baby having his cochlear implant activated
  • Cochlear implant—You Tube video of a twenty-nine year old having her cochlear implant activated

Chapter 10: Light

  • Colorful Light Activities—Different activities about light and color
  • Prisms: Molecular Expressions—Interactive version of Newton’s prism experiment plus other information
  • X-Rays and Art—Article about using x-rays to detect forgeries
  • Moon mirrors: NASA—Mirrors on the moon
  • Electromagnetic Activities: NASA—Interactive exploration of the electromagnetic spectrum
  • Optical Guide: NASA—Teacher information about light, includes activities and lesson plans (PDF format)
  • Marie Curie—Biographical website about Marie Curie's life and work in the development of x-rays during WWI
  • History of X-rays—History and photos of X-rays. Includes many photos of use during WW 1. Page is in French, change settings to translate to English
  • NASA Optics guide—Information with science and mathematics activities about light and color
  • Light and Color—Links to student friendly on-line interactive NSTA activities to mix colors of light (Lessons 141–142)
  • Light for Kids Activities—Links to information and activities such as experiments, games, quizzes, projects, lessons, and videos about light
  • Science and Optics—Links and activities to help teachers and students explore light, optics, and color.
  • The Electromagnetic Spectrum—NASA's detailed descriptions about visible light waves with a visible spectrum-prism, diagram of wavelength of colors, satellite images of the earth and some planets; includes links to other electromagnetic waves (Lessons 141–142)
  • Combining colors of light—A short activity showing the effects of combining colors of light (Lessons 141–142)
  • Causes of Color—Explanations and diagrams showing the difference between mixing colors of light and mixing colors of pigment; links to various examples of color combinations (Lessons 141–142)
  • Science Kids—An on-line activity showing the effects of mirrors reflecting light at different angles (Lessons 144–145)
  • Home Science Tools—Science supply catalog to purchase color paddles and a wide variety of science equipment and tool kits (Lessons 141–142)

Answers in Genesis (Lesson 92)

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