Curriculum support20 mins£2

Key takeaways
Describe the key concepts of frequency, intensity and amplitude when talking about sound
Describe other uses for sound than communication and speech, with examples
Describe and explain, using the particle model, how sound travels through different substances
Jamie JohnsonHost: Jamie (BSc (Hons), MSc, PGCE) is a Science teacher who is passionate about breaking down complex topics into digestible bites for students.

What is sound? How can sound travel, and what does it need to do that? Why do animals use sound, and what for? What other uses for sound are there, other than hearing your friends speak or listening to music?

In this class, students will gain the knowledge to answer these questions. This class covers the basics of sound, including learning about the particle model.

The class is useful as a first look at the topic or as revision of the topic for those who have already studied sound in school. 

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Suitable for:

This class is suitable for students in Year 7-9 or S1-S3, or for older students to revise the topic of Sound in Physics.

Class requirements:

Students will require a laptop with internet connection to view the class. A pen and notepad will also be required during the lesson.

What to expect:

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