Musical Instruments: Part II

String together how instruments produce sound. Using pieces of string, learners find ways to create sound. They investigate changes to the string and the effect of adding a cup. Finally, pupils experiment by changing the way to create vibrations and the tautness of the string.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Bring in a variety of string instruments, including homemade ones
  • Use several different types of string and cups
Classroom Considerations
Pros
  • Includes the learning goals on the worksheet
  • Contains suggestions for optional extensions
Cons
  • There are a few typos throughout the materials