Math with Jake: Frequencies and Pitch

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Be an octave above the rest. A musician explains how to write music in different time signatures. An interesting resource continues to demonstrate ratios using the pitch of musical notes and hertz. Pupils use a pitch table and determine the number of octaves between different musical notes.

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CCSS: Designed
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Instructional Ideas
  • Use an oscilloscope to show a graph of sound waves
Classroom Considerations
  • It is beneficial to complete the resource, "Using Ratios in Music with Jake Shimabukuro," prior to starting the activity
  • Part of the playlist called Math at the Core: Ratios
Pros
  • Includes a suggestion for an extension
  • Provides an alternative starting point if the class has not looked at time intervals yet
Cons
  • None