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    In this activity, learners create a xylophone by filling glasses with different amounts of water and tapping them with a metal spoon. This classic instrument is embedded in a training course for...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    Community Science Workshop Network
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    In this activity, learners construct a traditional handicraft toy that illustrates a motion commonly associated with violins and earthquakes. This motion has a certain frequency and stays at the...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing a simple piano out of wood and craft sticks. Use this activity to demonstrate principles of sound including vibration, pitch, tone,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners explore electricity and conductivity to find that many things conduct electricity including copper, pencil lead, fruit, play-doh, and even people! Learners set up a...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this design challenge activity, learners build a four-stringed instrument that can play a tune. This lesson plan includes information on sound energy and pitch and the design process, as well as...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity related to music and sound vibrations, learners make a phonograph or record player out of simple materials. First, learners assemble the turntable, arm, and sound cone. Then, they...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a cuica or chirping bird using straw, string, and a bottle cap. Use this activity to explore the interplay of motion and sound. <b>[Activity is publicly...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners build a musical drum using a cardboard tube, plastic wrap, and beads. Learners use a saw to cut the tube, a drill to make holes for a handle, and a hair dryer to seal...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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