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    The Exploratorium
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    With three cans and some tape, make a drum that you bonk down on any surface to produce a variety of sounds. This activity also teaches you about pitch, vibration, and frequency. All over the world...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
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    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.

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    WGBH
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    In this activity, learners investigate sound wave science, in stereo! Learners construct a "stereo" out of a metal coat hanger and piece of string to explore sound vibrations. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners can manipulate the sounds by adjusting the knobs and tuning the...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this activity, learners create a straw oboe to explore sound and pitch. Learners are encouraged to experiment with different sized straws to examine how the width or length of the straw affects...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 6 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    COSI
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    In this physics activity (page 4 of the PDF), learners will--using nothing more than a coat hanger and some string--explore and understand sound energy and how it moves. Use this activity to...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make simple musical instruments ("oboes") out of straws. In a related video, Mr. O and his assistants engineer musical instruments, discovering the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    In this hands-on activity, learners make a simple musical instrument out of everyday office supplies. The instrument resembles a miniature washtub bass, a larger version of which is featured in the...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    Science Museum of Minnesota
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    This is a virtual representation of a sound mixer containing pre-looped sounds of animal, insect, and environmental noises. Learners drag the blocks that represent a sound to the tray to create a...

    free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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    Colorado State University
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    This is a series of three quick science activities to do with a spoon, knife, and fork. In the first two activities, learners use the flatware to explore optics, mirrors, reflection, and distortion...

    free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes

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