Science at Home: Waves and Sound
University of Manchester Community Festival 18-20 June 2021
What can a balloon tell us about sound and vibration? What happens when you drop a suspended slinky? Can you make sprinkles dance using sound?
We have collected six fun activities for this year's University of Manchester Community Festival! Using everyday household objects you can follow along with our online demonstrations to explore waves and sound.
Watch the videos and download the experiment guides to find out more!
Suitable for: Families/children ages 7+. Adult supervision is required.
Activity 1: Noisy Balloons
Activiyy 2: Hundreds and Thousands
Activity 3: Slow Waves
Activity 4: Sci-Fi Slinky Sounds
Activity 5: REsonant Rings
Activity 6: Floating Slinky