STEAM SQUAD: Yr3-6 Sound (Forces in Action) Thursday 4pm - 5pm 10/09/2020

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Shake, scrape, strike and listen. Sound is all around us. Explore what sound is, how we sense it, and how it is made in this engaging noisy activity. Create a number of sound makers using simple household materials and explore how you can change the pitch and tone of the sounds. Can you design and build a complex musical instrument?  How many different sounds can it make?

BONUS ACTIVITY: Make your own airzooka!

Once you have purchased your ticket please keep your receipt as proof of payment.  Please note that we require minimum numbers to run this session.  If minimum numbers are not met, we will contact you to arrange for rescheduling of your session.  You will be emailed a list of materials to have ready for the session as well as a link to our classroom at least 48hrs before the lesson is scheduled to begin.  Please ensure you have a stable internet connection as well as a webcam and mic (if you want the session to be interactive).

Australian Curriculum Links:

Science Understanding: Chemical sciences

  • Natural and processed materials have a range of physical properties that can influence their use (ACSSU074)
  • Solids, liquids and gases have different observable properties and behave in different ways (ACSSU077)
  • Changes to materials can be reversible or irreversible (ACSSU095)

Science Understanding: Physical sciences

  • Forces can be exerted by one object on another through direct contact or from a distance (ACSSU076)

      Plus many curriculum links to Science as a Human Endeavour & Science Inquiry Skills

      MATERIALS LIST - please ensure participants have all materials or a suitable alternative

      2+ Straws
      Elastic bands (handful)
      2+ Paddlepop sticks
      4 cups
      4-6 additional glass cups, clear and identical if possible, eg glasses/jars
      Cling wrap
      100&1000s, or salt or sugar
      Small objects eg unpopped popcorn, nut, seeds, lollies
      3 Balloons
      Soft plastic cup for cutting up
      Sticky tape
      Paper lunch wrap/baking paper
      Food colouring
      Metal spoon