Sending Messages With Light and Sound

Sending Messages With Light and Sound Sending Messages With Light and Sound

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In this unit of study, students act as engineers when they design a device that uses light or sound to send a message. To prepare for this task, students plan and carry out investigations on what causes sound and the effect of placing an object in the path of a beam of light. Students construct explanations for how we need light to see. Students then consider the different ways by which we use light and sound to communicate.

Suggested Grade Placement: 1

Scheduling: 14 weeks