Sound Kit

Explore a range of Smart materials with this kit. Find out the properties and use for these materials. Ideal for key stage 3, 4, 5 & 6.

Kits are rented on a termly basis and can be hired for up to 6 weeks. Only 2 kits per school at any time.

Suitable for Key Stages 1-6 

The sound kit provides an exciting range of items for students to use and test the various sounds they make and how they are used in everyday life using testing and experiments.

The Kit Contains:

1 Slinky (long metal spring)  

1 Set of tuning forks (plus bung to hit them against) Beaker  

2 “Shakers” -salt and ball bearing  

2 Ear defenders  

4 Tin can telephones  

2 Hosepipe telephones  

1 Musical pipe 

1 “Spy” microphone with earphones 

1 Spare 9V cell  

4 Stackable leads -2 black, 2 red  

1 Sound level meter dBA  

1 Microphone  

1 Amplifier + 9V battery  

1 Signal generator + mains lead  

1 (Cathode Ray) Oscilloscope (CRO) + mains lead  

1 Mains extension lead  

3 Posters  

    • Amplitude & Pitch 
    • How we hear sound 
    • Sound