Can You Hear the Difference? A Fun Pitch vs Volume Listening Test
Sound has many different properties and sometimes it is difficult for our ears to tell the difference! Are you able to tell if two sounds have a change in pitch or if they have have a change in volume? Test your skills now!
High or Low Pitch: A Fun Quiz on Sound Waves in Music
Test your knowledge of sound waves in music! Can you tell the different between a high pitch and a low pitch in a sound wave?
Pitch vs Volume: A Fun Quiz on Sound Waves in Music
Test your knowledge of sound waves in music! Can you tell the different between the pitch and the volume in a sound wave?
5 Days of a Great Musician: The Story & Music of Pete Seeger
A Note to Open School Students and Families: I often tell my students, “it is okay to make mistakes, as long as you learn from them and do everything you can to correct them the next time”. Well, I make mistakes, too. I made two big mistakes on the Specialists Activity page this week. I’m […]
5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 5, We Shall Overcome & a Pete Seeger Sing Along
As if one song for this week wasn’t enough, here is a sing along for We Shall Overcome. This song was originally a hymn that Pete Seeger thought the world should hear. It became a very important hymn in the Civil Rights Movement. We Shall Overcome Sing Along Bonus: A reading the story book “We […]
5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 4, Turn, Turn, Turn & Pete Seeger Coloring
It’s time for some Pete Seeger coloring! Pete Seeger Coloring Free, Printable Coloring Pages:Pete Seeger with a Banjo 1Pete Seeger with a Banjo 2 Just the Banjo:Banjo Coloring Online or PrintBanjo Printable Coloring Page Song of the Day “Turn, Turn, Turn” Borrowing the words from a book of the Bible called “Ecclesiastes”, Pete Seeger wrote […]
5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 3, Guantanamera & Pete Seeger Fun Facts
Pete Seeger Fun Facts ♫ Pete Seeger’s first musical instrument was an ukulele he got at age 8. ♫ In his teens, Pete fell in love with the banjo and that became his preferred instrument. ♫ Pete Seeger studied music at Harvard University. ♫ Pete made friends with Woody Guthrie, composer of “This Land is […]
5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 2, This Land is Your Land & A Pete Seeger Play Along
Let’s learn to play “This Land is Your Land”! A song by Woody Guthrie and sung by Pete Seeger. First, watch a video of Pete Seeger singing this song: “This Land is Your Land” led by Pete Seeger at the 2007 Presidential Inauguration of Barak Obama To play it on an instrument, download the sheet […]
5 Days of Pete Seeger: Day 1, If I Had a Hammer & a Pete Seeger Story
From My Family to Your Family, Uniting the World in Song; A Pete Seeger Story Pete Seeger was born into a very musical family. Music was in his blood. Both of Pete’s parents were classical musicians. Pete’s father studied music at Harvard and was passionate about musicology. He helped establish several of the first and […]