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Do you remember your last parade, party, or fair? You might have been surrounded by sounds of all kinds: fireworks, music, and, maybe even the famous (or infamous) sound of kazoos. A kazoo is a very simple musical instrument, made up of a hollow pipe with a hole in it. They may be simple, but these little noisemakers are a great way to explore sound. In this activity you'll be investigating how kazoos work by building your own! Read more
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Join Science Buddies each week this summer for fun STEM themes for kids of all ages, suggestions for simple hands-on activities, book picks, and more. We'll keep you inspired all summer with creative and innovative science and engineering activities — for free. This week: fireworks, picnics, and other celebration-themed science activities! Celebrate with STEM! Week 5 puts summer celebrations in the spotlight! They may look different this year, but… Read more
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Use these free STEM lessons and activities to explore the science of sound. The free STEM lessons and activities below help you teach students about the science of sound, from learning about the relationship between sound waves and vibration to understanding amplitude, frequency, and pitch. In these activities, students can experiment with sound waves by building and testing a variety of simple instruments and noise makers, including rubber band guitars,… Read more
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