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Ch 5: 4th Grade Science: Waves & Sound

About This Chapter

These lessons and quizzes will enable your 4th grader boost his or her knowledge of the science topics involving sound and waves. Use this chapter to help your student catch up in science class or work through a homework assignment.

4th Grade Science: Waves & Sound - Chapter Summary

Our lessons on the science topics of sound and waves, including additional study of the properties of waves, sound vibrations and travel, are designed by our professional instructors specifically for young students. These engaging lessons are accompanied by a multiple-choice quiz that you can use to test your student's understanding of the subject. The test at the end of the chapter works as a prep tool for an upcoming exam or a classroom project.

Chapter Topics

  • Explain the properties of waves
  • Describe how waves and information transfer
  • Give some facts about sound waves
  • Discuss how sound travels
  • Detail the vibration of sound
  • Understand how musical instruments use sound and waves

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with science topics will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about the science of sound and waves.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding science subjects
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about waves and sound
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about sound and waves
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the waves and sound topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about sound and waves.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands sound and waves by completing the 4th Grade Science: Waves & Sound exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 5: 4th Grade Science: Waves & Sound
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Properties of Waves: Lesson for Kids

1. Properties of Waves: Lesson for Kids

What did one ocean say to the other ocean? Nothing...it just waved! Whether in the ocean or moving through the air through sound or light, all waves have certain properties. This lesson will explain some basic properties of waves.

Waves & Information Transfer: Lesson for Kids

2. Waves & Information Transfer: Lesson for Kids

Waves are used in science and technology to transfer information from one device to another. In this lesson, you will learn surprising and interesting facts about how this fascinating process occurs.

Sound Waves Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

3. Sound Waves Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Sound waves help you to hear and protect yourself from danger, and they assist some animals with moving around. Continue reading to learn more about how sound waves work and how important they are.

How Does Sound Travel? - Lesson for Kids

4. How Does Sound Travel? - Lesson for Kids

Learn the secret to how sound can travel. Examine details of sound and how different objects create different sounds. Discover how sound can travel through water, air, or solids.

Sound Vibrations: Lesson for Kids

5. Sound Vibrations: Lesson for Kids

You hear many different sounds each day, but you might not know much about how sound travels. In this lesson, you will learn about sound vibrations, how sound travels, and why sounds are different.

Musical Instruments Lesson for Kids: Types & Sounds

6. Musical Instruments Lesson for Kids: Types & Sounds

In this lesson, we'll look at the different instruments families, how they use and manipulate vibrations to make sounds, and find out why a tuba sounds so different from a violin.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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