In this activity, students take part in a class experiment to locate sounds when blindfolded.
By the end of this activity, students should be able to:
- design a sound location experiment and demonstrate their ability to organise this class experiment
- collate and interpret data into a sound location map.
Download the Word file (see link below) for:
- introduction/background notes
- what you need
- what to do
- discussion questions
- extension ideas
- student worksheet.
Nature of science
Research design requires planning not only for how the experiment is carried out but also how the data is collated, analysed and displayed.