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Hands pluck a rubber band that is wrapped around a book and two pencils that are below a ruler on the table



Grade Levels

Grades K-4, Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12


Physical Science, Flight and Aeronautics


Hands-on Activities

Do three simple activities to see how vibrations travel through different materials. Activities include:

  • Vocal Cords
  • Dancing Rice
  • Shoebox and Strings

Then, learn why NASA is interested in sound.

Good Vibrations

These activities are adapted from the “NASA’s Lower the Boom Citizen Science Activity.”