Stringed Instrument Teacher Resources
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Exploring Measurement, Sequences, and Curves with Stringed Instruments
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Decreasing the tone, one ratio at a time. The first lesson in a series of two begins with a discussion on accuracy and precision in measurements. Using the most precise measurement instrument, pupils measure the distances from the bridge...
Scale City — Proportions and Music in the Real World
5 mins 6th - 7th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewMasterfully mix math and music. Pupils first watch a video about the music instrument calliope on the riverboat Belle of Louisville. They then conduct an activity where they investigate how the length of the strings on a string...
Hands-On Engineering Challenges to Bolster Your Electricity, Sound, and Force Units
6th - 8th
Need some activities to go along with your unit? A collection of hands-on activities from PBS offers opportunities to add to your electricity, sound, and force units. The electricity activities revolve around building a pinball-type...
Enslaved African Americans and Expressions of Freedom
9th - 12th
Students analyze a painting from African-American culture to determine its meaning. Reading slave spirituals, they discover what live was like for African-Americans who were enslaved in the South. They draw conclusions about their desire...