Bop along with the Jazz Fly as we strike, shake, blow and scrap our journey through the science of sound.

Sound can be produced in many ways and helps us to experience, interact, learn, and enjoy the world around us.

Through the retelling of the children’s book, the Jazz Fly, students listen and interact to the rhythmic sounds of his musical journey. Students are encouraged to identify our senses and how we use them to experience our world. We explore, what is sound, how it is created and how it travels.

At the end of the lesson, students are introduced to the design engineering process and challenged to use their knowledge of sound to plan and make a musical instrument.

Learning intention:
We are learning about sound and how it is created.

Success criteria:

  • I can identify and describe our five senses
  • I can explain how sound is created
  • I can describe why sound is important
  • I can make sounds in a variety of ways


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