Making a Musical Instrument
Fourth graders construct a simple flute. They explore how sound is made and how to change the sound. They see that diifferent types of musical instruments control sound waves in different ways to produce the patterns of sound we call music.
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Instruments From Around the World
How much does the environment affect how and what man creates? Children explore the effect of the environment on primitive man as they research raw materials from a specific location. They use their findings to write a short essay about...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Thrilling Information: Music and Reading
Here’s a cross-curricular program music activity that uses Peer Gynt to engage class members. Groups take one section of “In the Hall of the Mountain King,” choreograph their section of the tune to represent the story as they imagine it,...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Investigating Brass Instruments and Pitch
Learners observe the sounds of different brass instruments in order to understand how to create different pitches. In this musical lesson, students create a "brass" instrument from everyday household objects. The learners discuss the...
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts