In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument using some metal pipes, rubber bands, and a baseboard. Note: this activity requires the use of a drill and drill bits, not included in the cost of materials.
Under 5 minutes
30 to 45 minutes
Estimated Materials Cost:
$10 - $20 per student
Ages 6 - 11
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan
4-7 metal pipes, 1" apart in length, shortest around 5"
1 baseboard, at least 3/4" thick
10-16 double headed nails (used for concrete forms)