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In this activity, students listen to sounds made in a swimming pool while being under water themselves.

By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

  • recognise how difficult it is to identify the direction of a source of underwater sound
  • describe how well various sounds travel under water.

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  • introduction/background notes
  • instructions on what you need and what to do
  • discussion questions
  • extension ideas.
    Published 10 May 2011 Referencing Hub articles