The Nature of Sound
The Nature of Sound Toolkit provides teachers with standards-based resources for designing lesson plans and units that pertain to such topics as sound as a longitudinal wave, sound as a mechanical wave, sound as a pressure wave, pitch and frequency, intensity and the decibel scale, and the speed of sound. The Toolkit is supported by Lesson 1 and Lesson 2 of the Sound Waves and Music chapter at The Physics Classroom Tutorial. This page describes the Toolkit's topic, objective, types of resources included, etc.
Each toolkit can be viewed in three different ways.
The Nature of Sound - HTML Version of Complete Toolkit
The HTML version of the complete toolkit contains all the resources with full descriptions and links to their location on the web. The complete toolkit also includes learning objectives and references the pertinent standards addressed by the resources.
The Nature of Sound - PDF Version of Complete Toolkit
The PDF version of the complete toolkit contains all the resources with full descriptions in a printer-friendly format. Learning objectives and relevant standards are also included in the PDF Version of the complete toolkit.
The Nature of Sound - Toolkit To Go
The Toolkit To Go is a 2-page PDF document that provides an abbreviated version of the complete toolkit. It contains as much information as could fit on two pages. Toolkits to Go can be photo-copied back-to-back, hole-punched, and filed in a teacher's folder or three-ring binder for future reference.