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Sound

A Flash website which shows how sounds are made up of vibrations which pass through a medium, such as air, to reach our ears.

Pupils

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7-11 year olds
Sounds Fun

A game which can help you to learn your letter sounds. It uses capital letters rather than lower case letters.

Pupils

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3-7 year olds
Changing Sounds

Try changing the sounds on the guitar, drum and milk bottle. Can you change the pitch and loudness of the instrument?

Pupils

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9-11 year olds
Stimulus Sounds

A range of 200 or more stimulus sounds, organised by category from BBC Schools Radio. A learning resource for you to use as you wish.

Teachers

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5-14 year olds
Sounds Amazing

Sounds Amazing is a learning resource with animations for GCSE Science. This site is designed to help students to understand sound and waves. There are acoustic and audio related web demonstrations and experiments.

Pupils

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14-16 year olds
Doorway First Sounds

An interactive site which asks what the first sound is of various objects which can be selected first by teachers or parents.

Pupils

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3-7 year olds
Match the Sounds

Listen to the sounds then click on the picture that matches the sound.

Pupils

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3-5 year olds
Seeing with Sound

Explore questions about sound properties and how sound travels as a wave through diagrams and simulations. For example, identify the effects of compression waves on the vibration speed of particles.

Teachers, Pupils

Tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Sound and Hearing Science Clips

Useful sorting activities where children can learn that sounds are generated in different ways and they vary in tone and loudness. The quiz can help they with the vocabulary they need to describe sounds.

Pupils

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5-7 year olds
Light and Sound

This resource is split into two parts; one part dealing with pitch and the other with the loudness of sound. Experiment through interactive activities how pitch and loudness can be altered. There are comprehensive teacher notes.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
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