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Sound Like a Turkey


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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

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Sound Like a Turkey

Learners make an instrument that sounds like a turkey. Their fingers rub on the string and the cup amplifies the vibrations, producing sound. Learners experiment to make various sounds.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per student

Age Range:
Ages 6 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Paper cup
  • Pencil
  • String
  • Scissors
  • Paper clip
  • Water

Subjects


  • Physical Sciences
    • Vibration and Waves
      • Sound
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Music
  • Toys

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • hear
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, ©2012

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