Center 3: Tuning Fork Sounds

These are instructions for this student center.


Watch this video with your group:


Discuss these questions together as you experiment with the tuning fork and other provided equipment at this center.

    1. Describe how you know that a tuning fork vibrates.

    2. How did the sound of the tuning fork in the open air compare to the sound you heard through the tube? What was the same and what was different?


    1. Take a picture with an iPad of one of the activities you did with your team using a tuning fork.

    2. Post the picture with several sentences answering one of the questions you discussed above to your class blog.

    3. Be sure to include the words "Tuning Fork" in your post title. (You can add other descriptive words too, if you want.)