About Growing Sound

Growing Sound is a project that uses cross-curricular activities to teach music, physics and plant science. This website is a collection of tried and tested resources and ideas for schools to use themselves. The activities are aimed at Key Stages 2 and 3, but can be adapted for other Key Stages.

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Getting started with growing sound

Growing Sound is a creative, cross-curricular approach to teaching the science of plants and sound for primary and secondary schools. About Growing Sound
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Teaching Resources

This website includes a large collection of teaching materials, worksheets and lesson plans that map on to the national curriculum. Go to the teaching resources
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Making musical fruit and veg

Want to learn how to create a radish clarinet or a butternut squash udu? Musical veg recipes
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Sound gardens and trails

The Growing Sound team expect to announce an exciting new collaboration, very soon, that will explore creating 'sound gardens' and 'sound trails'. More details coming by the end of 2008.Read more about sound trails