Why not introduce music and sound into your science teaching? You can use Minute of Listening to have fun hearing the sounds of animals in their habitats and discover the sounds different materials make!
In this section, we have presented the Minute of Listening content in categories that relate to the KS1 and KS2 programmes of study in the science curriculum. Each category includes a selection of related minutes and some additional questions for you to discuss with your class.
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BBC Proms 2019
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Minute of Listening
Give us your feedback“Minute of Listening is a brilliant tool that can support teachers in delivering all kinds of curriculum areas creatively and effectively. Listening well is such an important skill but all too often it is neglected. Working in partnership with the great team at Bristol Plays Music means that we have the opportunity to bring together evidence about the transformation Minute of Listening can make to children and to schools when delivered across an area.”Susanna Eastburn, Chief Executive
Sound and Music
Give us your feedback“The children and I really like it. It has produced good opportunities for assessment of Speaking & Listening skills, awareness of changes in sound and being able to express likes and dislikes.”Primary Teacher, Primary Teacher
Give us your feedback“It's very rare during the school day to have a minute where we stop; for pupils to have a minute of quiet time to themselves is quite unusual. We've been using Minute of Listening every day after lunchtime. We've found this to be a really beneficial time for the children. ”Alex Richardson, Science Co-ordinator
Bude Park Primary School, Hull
Give us your feedback“Minute of Listening has broadened the children's experience of sound and music. It has developed their interest and inspired dance and music-making activities. It has introduced many unfamiliar sounds and instruments. It has given them the opportunity to talk about the unfamiliar, share their views and ideas. ”Primary Teacher, Primary Teacher