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Build a Recycled Instrument - Science of Sound Multi-Day Class (Ages 10-12)

In this multi-day class, students will discover the properties of sound and use them to create their own "recycled" musical instruments.
Ms. Omaraie
44 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 1 learner
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year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$15 per class
Meets 2x per week
Over 2 weeks
45 minutes per class

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Class Experience

Students will be able to...
* Define "vibration", "amplitude", "frequency", and "wavelength";
* Identify high and low sounds;
* Identify loud and soft sounds;
* Describe the connection between the amplitude and frequency of a sound wave and the quality of sound it will produce;
* Create a plan for and build a home-made instrument that can demonstrate "high", "low", "loud", and "soft";
* Compose a song using high/low and loud/soft using graphic or standard notation.
Students may need to spend time outside of class working on their instruments or reviewing concepts from class.
Students are not mandated to use any particular materials to build their instruments, but should consider household supplies like cardboard, empty soup cans, paper clips, dried rice or beans, etc... to help to create their instruments. They may also want to have glue, tape, or other ways to fasten their pieces together. Please only use hot glue, superglue, or other potentially dangerous materials with adult permission and supervision. Students may want to follow along with the experiments, which I will demonstrate on camera. I will post learner "supply lists" in the classroom as the dates near, but objects can be easily found around the household and do not require purchase.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.


Ms. Omaraie
Lives in the United States
Certified PK-12 Music & German Teacher
44 total reviews
57 completed classes

About Me

I have a Bachelor of Music Education with a minor in German, with Honors, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and am currently working towards my Master of Science in Instructional Design from George Mason University. My current... 
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