Understanding Sound and Noise Pollution: Hands-on Lab Activities

Understanding Sound and Noise Pollution: Hands-on Lab Activities

Type of Event Training
Date of Event 2019-11-18 ~ 2019-11-22 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday) 18:30 – 21:30
Location University of Saint Joseph – N.A.P.E. Campus (Address: Rua de Londres 106, Macau)
Registration description From now until 11/11/2019
Audience Teaching staff
Quota 25 25
Fee Free
Performer Professor Raquel Vasconcelos, University of Saint Joseph
Organization Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Producer Centre of Educational Resources, Education and Youth Affairs Bureau
Language English
Information 83959184 (Mr. Mok Man Hong, Nicholas)
Goal 1. Understand the different properties of sound with daily life examples; 2. Obtain an overview of how animals produce and detect sounds; 3. Learn about noise pollution: main sources, measurement equipment; 4. Learn about the health consequences of noise pollution and current situation in Macau and worldwide.
Message Session 1 – Overview about the properties of sound through in-class practical exercises – Introduction to lab techniques for acoustic measurements and analysis Session 2 – Principles of animal acoustic communication, sound production and hearing – Lab recordings of animal sounds and introduction to simple experiments appropriate for teaching in classroom Session 3 – Overview about noise pollution, information sources on the topic, and consequences for animal communication and public health – Discussion about how to promote environmental education in the schools


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Last modified: 2019-10-09 10:30

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