TITLE

Exploring Sound With Insects

AUTHOR(S)
Robertson, Laura; Meyer, John R.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Science Scope;Jan2010, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes various classroom activities to explore the songs of the major singing insects. These insects include grasshoppers, katydids and crickets. It presents a 4-day lesson plan for teachers in the experimentation of singing insects which requires the Raven Lite, a software program allowing students to record sounds, developed by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University. It presents several photographs of the singing insects including a grasshopper, a katydid and a cricket. It also provides a list needed for the experiment.
ACCESSION #
47599076

 

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