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!
Learn two of the basic properties of sound by coloring! Sound can be quiet or loud (volume). And, sound can be high or low (pitch).
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?
Test your knowledge of sound waves in music! Can you tell the different between the pitch and the volume in a sound wave?
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 […]
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 […]
A couple months ago, when we all began “staying at home”, I got really excited about sharing more about great musicians with all my students. It is something I feel I never get enough time to do in the classroom. And, I imagined my posts and activities being something that could be done as whole […]
Let’s learn to play Scott Joplin’s most famous piece: “The Entertainer“! If you watched the Spring Play and Sing Along videos I made in April, you already know most everything you need to know to play this incredible piece by Scott Joplin. Here are some of the most helpful parts of those videos to review […]
This past month, I have posted three fun music activities for you to try at home as a family. Here is a quick overview: “Spring” – from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Watch Overview 0:00 – Beginning 0:17 – Instruments you can use / What to do if you don’t have an instrument 3:03 – The “Building […]
Celebrate spring with a rainbow sing and play along! Begin by watching this video introduction: Watch the “Rainbow Connection” Overview! Now, sing along with this musical movie clip: Watch the “Rainbow Connection” Sing Along Movie Clip To play it on an instrument, download the sheet music: Download Music:For Most Instruments (Treble Clef)Treble Clef with Ukulele […]