Loud Sounds Bookmark

Learn about decibels and how loud different sounds are by making your own loud sounds bookmark.

Special Thanks

to Dangerous Decibels (www.dangerousdecibels.org) and Elliot Berger, Senior Scientist with 3M Occupational Health and Environment, for the graphics used to create this bookmark!

You will need these things to make your loud sounds bookmark:

  • Color printer*
  • Scissors
  • Glue or tape

* If you don’t have a color printer, you can set the printer to gray scale and color the bookmarks yourself if you want.

Here’s What You Do:

  1. Download and print the bookmark page (front and back of your thermometer).
  2. Cut out the thermometer and the loud sound scale
  3. Glue or tape the two pieces together