User login


Search Results


Showing results (1 to 10 of 15)

  • Thumbnail
    Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University
    Add to list Details
    Learners design and create musical instruments from common objects; their challenge is to create an instrument that can make three different tones. They investigate how energy is transferred from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    WGBH
    Add to list Details
    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
  • Thumbnail
    PBS
    Add to list Details
    In this math lesson, learners apply the Monte Carlo method of simulation to determine a reasonable estimate. Learners are introduced to the problem of determining a reasonable number of packs of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Center for Engineering and Computing Education, University of South Carolina
    Add to list Details
    Learners build a simple electromagnet, then use this electromagnet to transform a yogurt container into a working speaker. They can connect their speaker to a radio and listen as it transmits sound...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Kohl Children's Museum
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners observe, explore and investigate vibrating instruments in everyday places and create music in unique ways. Using kitchen tools like pots and pans made out of various...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
    Add to list Details
    This lesson (on pages 15-24 of PDF) explores how sound is caused by vibrating objects. It explains that we hear by feeling vibrations passing through the air. Learners take part in several...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Community Science Workshop Network
    Add to list Details
    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
  • Thumbnail
    Community Science Workshop Network
    Add to list Details
    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
  • Thumbnail
    Community Science Workshop Network
    Add to list Details
    In this activity, learners explore sound by constructing an instrument toy that buzzes when you swing it. Use this activity to examine elements of sound including waves, vibrations, tone, pitch,...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
  • Thumbnail
    Community Science Workshop Network
    Add to list Details
    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

Pages