Sound All Around - DuPage Children's Museum | STEM Labs

Sound All Around

If we could see sound, what would it look like? What are sound waves and where do they come from? Conduct hands-on experiments that resonate with these questions, make a sound sandwich, and play a song together to learn more about how sound behaves!


NGSS Connections:

Science and Engineering Practices (SEP): Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Disciplinary Core Idea (DCI): PS4.A: Wave Properties

Cross Cutting Concept (CCC): Energy and Matter


Materials per student:

  • Craft Sticks
  • Rubber Bands
  • Craft Tube
  • Large balloon
  • Tape


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1 session, 45 minutes



Grades 1 – 4: In-person or Virtual


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Cost per Classroom (up to 30 students)

  • Virtual – $200
  • In-Person
    • At DCM* – $200
    • In Your Classroom – $300
      (additional cost for schools greater than 20 miles from DCM)

* Include a Field Trip with your STEM with DCM Lab!
An additional $7.50 per student


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