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Science Fun #2: Music
Did you know that music was science? Well, it is! The science of sound can be fascinating. In this lesson suggestion, you will find directions for making several homemade musical instruments to investigate sound.
Make a simple musical instrument that you can tune. Listen to the pitch of the sound and try ways to change the pitch.
§ Try to explain how the sound is made
§ Try to play a simple melody on your homemade instrument(s)
Directions for simple musical instruments:
Coffee Can Drum
Maracas and Shakers
Science of Sound
Science of Sound 2