Peace at Last by Jill Murphy is a lovely book to use with KS1. In the story Mr Bear can't sleep because of all the little sounds he hears in the night.
This video shows the delay between the flash of lightning and the thunder.
This video shows ripples spreading out in water.
Similar to sound waves spreading out and getting smaller (quieter) as they go. Of course sound waves would spread out as a 3D sphere rather than as a 2D circle.
How to defeat a sound weapon.
Good for sound insulators
For Year 4 N.C. objectives, based on the SOLO Taxonomy.
A worksheet for recording sounds that can be heard when listening carefully in the classroom.
A sheet for children to write short explanation of how sounds are made after exploring different instruments. Contains a learning ladder to help them structure their explanation.
With Horton Hears a Who pictures for colouring. Best enlarged and printed on A3 card.
A worksheet that introduces using data loggers to measure loudness and investigates how sound gets quiet the further you are from the source.