Sound and Vibrations is the first of two Learning Paths that will explore the science concepts behind the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) First-Grade Physical Science Standards. This Learning Path will help you understand some of the basic properties of sound and the vibrations that cause them.
You are recommended to complete Introduction to the Three Dimensions of NGSS prior to this Learning Path. Following this Learning Path, you are recommended to complete 1B: Light and Dark.
Learning Path Outcomes:
- Examine the skills that all first graders need to develop so that they will have the necessary tools for learning: the Science and Engineering Practices (SEPs);
- Learn about the third dimension of NGSS: Disciplinary Core Ideas (DCIs) including an overview of the first-grade Physical Science Standards pertaining to sound; and
- Discover the abundance of literacy skills students can be taught during science instruction.
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