Recycled Sounds

Use an environmentally-friendly way to create manipulatives for fractions! Small groups work to find fractional equivalents, which they then use to tune 1-liter bottles into pitch-perfect instruments. They must use a chart of volumes to achieve a certain pitch. To find equivalent fractions, they use multiplication, division, and fractions.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Math
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Calculator
Year
2000
Usage Permissions
Fine Print: Educational Use