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How are Sounds Made?

In this worksheet, students will learn that sounds are made when something moves - vibrates - and apply this understanding to answering questions about what moves when musical instruments are played.

'How are Sounds Made?' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 4 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Sound

Curriculum subtopic:   Sounds and Vibrations

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

When sounds are made, something moves.


When we blow into a recorder, the air moves.




When we hit a drum, the skin moves.




When we pluck the strings of the guitar, the strings move.



When sounds are made, something moves!  Let's find out more.

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