Science of Sound: Musical Instrument STEAM Design Challenge (pitch and volume)

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A STEAM or STEM mini-unit that integrates science, music, oral language, and writing standards. Sound concepts focus on pitch and volume.

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In these seven sessions, students will:
---analyze pitch and volume as properties of sound
---use the engineering and design process to create their own instruments (You will need to provide recyclable materials and tools for construction.)
---use their instruments to write and perform a short musical composition
---present their work to the class
---write about their experience during this design challenge
A full rubric is included to assess skills in science, oral language, writing, and engineering/design. Teacher lesson plans are included for all sessions!

Please look at the free preview to see all included materials to help you decide if this activity will be a good fit for your classroom.

Standards Addressed:
★VA Science SOL 5.2 (focus on pitch and volume)
★VA English SOL 5.1, 5.2, 5.7, 5.8
★VA Music SOL 5.3, 5.6, 5.11, 5.13

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1 Week

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Science of Sound: Musical Instrument STEAM Design Challeng
Science of Sound: Musical Instrument STEAM Design Challeng
Science of Sound: Musical Instrument STEAM Design Challeng
Science of Sound: Musical Instrument STEAM Design Challeng