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April 11th, 2009
Lesson Plan 3: Good Vibrations!
Media Resources

1) “The Nature of Vibration”
An explanation of the different types of sound waves created by smooth and abrupt noises:

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2) “An Ocean of Vibration”
A description of how deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie is able to experience sound as vibrations in her body:

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3) “How We Hear”
A description of the how humans hear, from the ear drum to cochlea to brain:

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4) “Cosmic Music”
An exploration of the tones found in the larger universe:

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5) “Whalesong” An exploration of the tones found in the larger universe.
An analysis of whale song comparing its structure to that of birds, and perhaps to universal patterns and forms:

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