The Italian team has planned a very interesting lesson on noise before the mobility. Some students from all the partner schools participated in it online.
These is the lesson plan and the link to the video.
Online meeting 6th October 2021
Sounds and noises
1.Watch the Ted talk video by Julian Treasure
2.Show the chart/table
Categorize the sounds into these areas:
- pleasant sounds
- unpleasant sounds
- powerful sounds
- Watch the part of the talk again. Complete the table below:
4 ways sound affects you
Sound affects our hormones, breathing, heart rate etc.
Two versions of his voice
We move away from unpleasant sounds towards pleasant ones.
Julian Treasure is the chair of the Sound Agency, a firm that advises worldwide businesses - offices, retailers, hotels - on how to use sounds. Julian Treasure’s idea worth spreading is that sound can have a subtle but profound effect on our feelings and behaviour.
3.Watch the video again and fill in the gaps
4.Check the answers
5.Students make two questions about how noises affect their lives.
Teacher make some examples like the following ones:
a.What noise disturbs you most?
- traffic noises
- alarm clock ring
- dogs barking
b. Is there a quiet place in your school where you can relax?
- No, there isn’t
- yes there is a garden or courtyard
- Other answer
c. what is a typical sound or noise of your city?
- A traffic jam
- birds singing
6. The international team prepares a questionnaire together (8/10 questions)
After the online meeting each school will complete the questionnaire.
Here are its results:
During the mobility students created some videos on noises.