I chose my community partners based on relevance to the content in the unit, proximity to the school, and willingness to participate. Each community partner offers a uniqueness that provides another type of learning opportunity for the students. I chose the a center for people who are hearing challenged because they are a community center established for people who are deaf and hard of hearing offering educational programs as well as social activities and events. The speaker offers an interesting perspective because communication and interpretation of sound for people who are deaf or hard of hearing is unique. I also chose a because the acoustic engineers there are able to speak to noise pollution and describe their experiences as part of their position at Soundscape.
How can sound waves be manipulated for a purpose?
- Waves carry energy.
- Waves travel at different speeds through different media.
- Strong claims are supported by clear documented evidence.
Learner Level Middle
Primary Content Science, Engineering, Health