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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.

    Download the Word file for:

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