3rd Grade Research and Inquiry Resources
Students will use the Internet to do research and inquiry about sound.
Students will form hypotheses based on three trivia questions.
Students will learn about the nature of sound.
Students will write trivia questions of their own about the nature of sound and exchange questions with classmates.
Sciencekidsathome.com is a site that features scientific information and ideas for student science projects.
Have students click on the Musical Chimes link on the bottom of the page. Divide them into small groups and have them performed the water chimes experiment described on the page.
Have students connect to www.hunkinsexperiments.com/themes/themes_sound.htm Then, have them:
read about the experiment and discuss what causes the different noises.
have them perform the experiment according to the diagram provided.
have students write their own experiment and illustrate it in the style of Hunkin's paper noise experiment.