This Show Is NOT Rubbish – Ep7: Reverse Pitch


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The Trash Can Man is on a mission to turn TRASH into (scientific) TREASURE! Hidden inside every pile of refuse and rejectamenta are a billion different possibilities…

In this episode, the Trash Can Man produces two very different sounds from a piece of rubbish. Plus, there’s a musical number! (Well… sort of…!)

This activity is best suited to Year 1, 8, and 9 budding musicians who would like to learn about how sounds are created using their understanding of Physics.

Episode 7: Reverse Pitch

What happens if lightning strikes sand at over 1800°C?

Video Length: 9:45 mins

With thanks to That Science Gang.

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Years: 1, 8, 9


Physical Sciences – Energy

Additional: Careers, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Physical Sciences – Energy


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