Question Sheet: Sounds and Silence


Before reading:

  1. Where is the quietest place that you have ever been? 
  2. Name at least six sounds you hear every day. 
  3. What is noise pollution?

During reading:

  1. Describe in your own words a "soundscape." What is the soundscape of your classroom? 
  2. How do airplanes affect the sense of solitude in wilderness parks? 
  3. Why are natural sounds considered to be an important resource? 
  4. How is Ambrose trying to use the Internet? 
  5. What urban sounds or sounds outside of national parks are ta...

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