Name That Tune: Matching Musical Tones Through Waveform Analysis

Pupils detect the waveform of musical notes to determine the code for the "safe" in this forensics simulation activity. They use a microphone and tuning forks along with Vernier EasyData on their graphing calculator to analyze five musical notes. They enter the data on a table, and analyze their results.

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Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Ed Software
Year
2005
Usage Permissions
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  • Name That Tune: Matching Musical Tones Through Waveform Analysis
  • Appendix A: Basics for Using Calculators in the TI-84 Plus Family
  • Appendix B: EasyData Reference
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