Year 1

What is sound?

In today's lesson, we'll be learning about sound. We will be specifically looking at what sound is and how to make sounds. This lesson will include identifying different volumes of sound. Lastly, we will be conducting an experiment to see if the sounds outside our home are the same in the morning compared to the sounds at night time.

Year 1

What is sound?

In today's lesson, we'll be learning about sound. We will be specifically looking at what sound is and how to make sounds. This lesson will include identifying different volumes of sound. Lastly, we will be conducting an experiment to see if the sounds outside our home are the same in the morning compared to the sounds at night time.

Lesson details

Key learning points

  1. Definition of sound
  2. Ordering sounds from quietest to loudest

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4 Questions

Q1.
1) What are the five senses?
Ears
Foot
Correct answer: Hearing
Nose
Correct answer: Sight
Correct answer: Smell
Correct answer: Taste
Correct answer: Touch
Q2.
2) Which part of our body do you use to smell something?
Ears
Eyes
Hands
Correct answer: Nose
Tongue
Q3.
3) Which part of our body do you use to see something?
Ears
Correct answer: Eyes
Hands
Nose
Tongue
Q4.
4) Which part of our body do you use to hear something?
Correct answer: Ears
Eyes
Hands
Nose
Tongue

3 Questions

Q1.
1) What is a sound?
A sound is a movement.
A sound is a something you have.
Correct answer: A sound is a wave of vibrations.
Q2.
2) What must be made first, before a sound is made?
air
jump
Correct answer: movement
Q3.
3) The loudness of a sound is called its volume. Which is the quietest sound?
balloon popping
Correct answer: dropping a feather
fire engine siren