Unit 1 Sound Practices: A grounding in the basics



Unit 1 Prezis: For Test Review

Theory of Sound

How Sound Works: A brief overview

The Soundry:
  • Noise Cancellation: Waves --Constructive and destructive --a wave applet--experiment with sound waves
  • Harmonic Synthesis: Add and change different harmonics to create new sounds
  • Timeline of Recorded Sound

How's Your Hearing? (you will need sound and earphones)

Battle the Baby Can you hear as well as a baby?
The Mosquito: Testing Your Hearing Frequency Range

General

Senses Challenge: You will need sound and earphones.


Videos


Assignments:

FOUND MUSIC PROJECT
Performance/Creation Assignment: Found/Made instrument Band:
Make Your own Instruments and create a piece of Music
Links to instrument ideas:
Wrench Xylophone: http://www.instructables.com/id/Wrench-Xylophone/
Snare drum: http://www.instructables.com/id/Snare-Drum/
Shakers
Tambourine
Drums
Make own boomwhackers
Make Pan Pipes http://www.wildmusic.org/aboutsound/soundactivities/panpipes
PVC Recorder: http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Recorder/step1/Parts-Layout/
Flute
Finger Piano: http://www.home.earthlink.net/~graypoodles/tp.html
Tubetar:
http://www.home.earthlink.net/~graypoodles/tubetar.html
Styrocello:
http://www.home.earthlink.net/~graypoodles/stycel.html
MORE:
http://www.home.earthlink.net/~graypoodles/constzone.html
http://web.mac.com/bashthetrash/Instruments_Intro/Instruments.html
http://www.nyphilkids.org/lab/main.phtml?