Explore, design, build and test musical instruments to discover how sound is created through vibration.
Experience vibration by observing, touching, and listening to a variety of instruments.
Plan and construct a vibrating instrument.
Test the instrument’s effectiveness to vibrate.
Describe how the instrument produces sound through vibration.
Take It with You
Use the following activities to bring the education concepts from this exhibit into your home or classroom:
Appropriate for Grades: PK, K, 1, 2, 3
Meets Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards: 11, 12, 25, 31
Meets Common Core State Standards: SL.1, RL.K.1, RL.K.10
NGSS: 1-PS4, 1-PS4-1
Focus: Music, Science
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