Sound Around You Project
|Presented By||Charlie Mydlarz|
|Goal||Mapping the worlds soundscapes|
|Task||Submit their soundscapes including their opinions of them|
|Where||Global, anywhere on the planet|
I am building a sound map of the world as part of a study into how sounds in our everyday environment make us feel. We need your help!
We’re asking people across the world to use our new iOS app on their iPhones or iPads (or any recorder) to record short clips from different sound environments, or "soundscapes"--anything from the inside of a family car to a busy shopping centre. Then we ask volunteers to comment on their soundscapes and upload them to our virtual soundscape map.
Recordings and responses will be analyzed by acoustic scientists, and significant findings will be reported on this website.
Sound Around You aims to raise awareness of how our soundscape influences us, and could have far reaching implications for professions and social groups ranging from urban planners to house buyers.
|How to Join||
Got to www.soundaroundyou.com from your iOS device to download the app or search for "isay" on the app store
An iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch running at least iOS 4.2
The iSAY app from the appstore
If you havent got an Apple device, you can record and upload sounds using any digital recorder via the website
|Ideal Age Group||Elementary school (6 - 10 years), Middle school (11 - 13 years), High school (14 - 17 years), College, Graduate students, Adults, Families|
|Spend the Time||outdoors|
|Type of Activity||In oceans, streams, rivers, lakes, While fishing, On a hike, In the car, At home, In snow or rain, At the beach, On a walk, run, At school, At a science center, zoo or aquarium, At night, At sports stadiums|
|Tags||acoustics, around, citizen science, iphone, research, sound, soundscape, you|
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yvonnegreene43 12/15/20161. How sound influences us2. Far reaching implications for professions and social groups3. Health - Positive attitude through music for terminal patients4. Effects feelings and mood
nikkimonique21 12/15/2016Ok! Students need individual electronic devices for this science project.
nkasuboske 12/15/2016Students are able to use a new iOS app on their iPhones or iPads (or any recorder) to record short clips from different sound environments, or "soundscapes"--anything from the inside of a family car to a busy shopping centre. Students will then evaluate the sounds based on a series of questions and utilize a bar to rate the quality, pleasantness, excitement, and eventfulness of the sounds.
lenoirp23 12/15/2016This is an excellent resource for students to understand that learning comes by careful observation.
junejan 12/15/2016Project is student friendly and readily accessible. Encourages student participation.
pollack 12/15/2016It envolved going outside and taking devices and paper and pencil but it was a valuable activity.
Debra (sunny) Turner 12/15/2016The influence of sound on our livesFar reaching implications for professional & social groupsEffects attitudes for terminal diseasesHealthMoodsFeelings
lunarangelcm 12/15/2016I could not use it due to it not being available on the android.
carolyn.santangelo 12/15/2016website is not user friendly
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