Did you hear that? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the world of sound! In the movie, you’ll find out how sound and ocean waves are similar, yet different, as you learn about different kinds of waves. See how air molecules, air pressure, pitch, and vibration all play a part in everything you hear. Plus, you’ll be introduced to a cool mechanism designed to measure sound waves! Discover how fast sound can travel through mediums like air, water, and steel. And see how aquatic animals like whales use sound to communicate underwater! Hey, this sound movie sounds pretty cool, right?!

Sound Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about hearing and listening to sounds. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Sound. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Sound Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about hearing and listening to sounds. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Sound topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more.  See more »