Learners explore various attributes of sound. In this sound instructional activity, students construct several musical instruments using household items. Learners discover how materials used affect vibration and pitch as sound is produced.
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Primary Songs about Recycling
Students compose songs about recycling. In this ecology instructional activity, students use vocabulary and concepts related to recycling to generate lyrics for an original song. Students construct musical instruments out of discarded...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Sound Production on Instruments and with the Human Voice
Fourth graders study and experiment with sound production. In this sound production lesson, 4th graders discuss sound and vibrations. Students write a paragraph explaining how music is made. Students make a homemade instrument and...
4th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring The Families of Instruments
Students identify the families of instruments. In this music lesson, students use the Microsoft Musical Instruments program to demonstrate the families of instruments. Students construct homemade instruments using various materials.
3rd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
String Instruments and Pitch
Students make predictions and explore how pitch is altered in string instruments. In this acoustic science lesson, students learn the types and parts of string instruments and create their own. They listen to classical music and identify...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Sounds Like Science- Jamboree
Students explore sound, pitch, volume, frequency, and musical notes. In this homemade instrument lesson, students use materials such as jars, buckets, strings, rackets, rubber bands, and bottles to create their own unique instrument....
4th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts