Street noise © Siemens Stiftung 2018 CC BY-SA 4.0 international

Street noise

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Recording:
Even when lots of people subconsciously block it out, seen objectively, traffic noises can be a very disturbing source of sound.

English, Spanish (CREA), German
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2018-04-22
The biggest noise factor is traffic noise.
The noise level on a busy road can reach 80 decibels.
A car horn reaches a noise level of a good 100 decibels at a distance of 10 metres. That is about how loud a thunderstorm is.

Information and ideas:
Recording to be identified by students or used for sound effects for a radio play/story.

Relevant for teaching:
Noise: causes, effect, protection
Noise consumption and leisure-time activities
Senses discover the environment
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Grade 1 to 4; Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
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Lamp; Road safety training; Sense of hearing
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