children | ideas | make with your kids your own pan-flute from drinking straws | easy tutorial for a lot of fun

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Experiment with Musical Water Glasses, and integrate music, math and science!

Wow. I am actually more concerned with what to do with the top if the picture. Real sound, approximate pitch.

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Making Waves Activity - free hands-on science activity for 4th grade elementary kids. Part of a complete unit on Waves: Sound, Waves, & Communication. Meets Common Core and NGSS.

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Pitch and Frequency. I found this helpful site that explains physics in a manageable way, offers activities, help, and provides ideas for assessments.

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A Pan Flute. Shorter pipes produce higher frequency sound waves and a higher pitch. Good activity when you teach a unit on sound. The link gives you exact measurements to make notes in a true scale so you can play songs. The shortest straw must be exactly half the length of the longest straw.

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