In this Module students are introduced to sound and its properties. Students use the WiLab interface together with a sound sensor. They explore how sound is produced, record sound waveforms produced by different sound sources and measure the sound intensity of different sounds. 

Teaching Resources


Teaching notes

Includes explanations of core science concepts, learning objectives, known students’ beliefs, and descriptions of students’ investigations together with example data.


Students worksheets

Give space for writing students’ observations, predictions, data, conclusions, etc. They can be freely modified and printed for use in the classroom.

Hardware and software needed


Computer or
mobile device