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Sound: Games


Online games are a fun way to learn more about science topics. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities for use at home or in the classroom. These games are designed for a variety of skill levels and interests. They can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual devices. Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required.

The Magic Schoolbus
Gets an Earful

Travel with Mrs. Frizzle and her class to match sounds with their sources.

Standing Wave Patterns

Play with wave patterns to see the trough and crest and how wave length affects a sound wave.

Pitch Me a Curve

Watch sound waves while getting instruction on how sound waves work — learn about pitch — very cool.

Changing Sound

Play around with the pitch (frequency) and loudness (amplitude) to create new sounds in this fun game. Can you position all the sounds in the grid?

Thunderstorm Stopwatch

CRASH! Did that thunder follow a flash of lightning? What can the sound of thunder tell us? Figure out how far away the lightning is by using the thunder stopwatch, with three challenge levels.

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