Science - Gr.3 Online Interactives

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Discover! Matter and Energy site description for Discover! Matter and Energy
Learn about sound and how it travels through liquids, solids and gases. In part 2, build a wall of a solid, liquid or gas and then click on the trumpet player. Listen carefully and see how the wall you make affects the sound.

Discover! Organization of LivingThings site description for Discover! Organization of LivingThings
How do bats use sound to find insects and avoid objects in the dark? In part 2, you will learn how bats use echolocation to hunt and navigate around obstacles; after the demonstration, you will use echolocation to help the bat feed and steer through the air.

Sound Patterns site description for Sound Patterns
Use the keyboard and three kinds of sounds to make different sound patterns. Note- this will not work in Chrome.

Ocean Odyssey site description for Ocean Odyssey
"The evil Sea Serpent has stolen Mel Scale the mermaid's voice. Investigate the science of sound to solve the fishy goings-on " [site introduction]

Place Matters site description for Place Matters
How does place affect certain sounds? Move the sound pieces (the frog and birds) around and change the location to find out.

The Interactive Ear site description for The Interactive Ear
Explore each part of the ear and learn: what are the parts, what do they do, and how?

A Journey into the Ear site description for A Journey into the Ear
Georg Von Bekesy won the Nobel Prize in 1961 for discovering how sound is analyzed and communicated in the cochlea in the inner ear. This interactive has many areas to explore, about Von bekesy and the ear itself. Watch for the cochleas.

The Brain and Senses - The Brain site description for The Brain and Senses - The Brain
Learn all about your body's control centre and where each part that controls each sense is located.

The Brain and Senses - Hearing site description for The Brain and Senses  - Hearing
Learn how your ear works. Drag and drop the labels onto the parts of the ear.

Dangerous Decibels: Virtual Exhibit site description for Dangerous Decibels: Virtual Exhibit
This site has many different activities that let you explore hearing and sound. You can listen to sounds as though you have hearing loss, see how sound waves work and learn what sounds may be dangerous.

Science in Motion: How Do You Hear site description for Science in Motion: How Do You Hear
View the video on hearing and then click "next" to see the next video, then do the activity.

BBC:Sound and Hearing site description for BBC:Sound and Hearing
Try this to learn more about sound and hearing.

BBC: Changing Sounds site description for BBC: Changing Sounds
This interactive activity allows students to learn more about the intensity and mechanism of sound.

Parts of the Ear site description for Parts of the Ear
Watch this animation to learn about the parts of the human ear.

Listen: Making Sense of Sound site description for Listen: Making Sense of Sound
This online exhibit from The Exploratorium examines the art and science of listening. There are a variety of online listening games, information about how we hear, and videoes and sound files about different ways of listening. A must see!
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