Lesson: Instrument Museum
Author: Amy Schwendemann
Subject Area: Art and Music
Grade Level: 6 - 7
There are thousands of instruments in the world. Which one was invented first? What is your favorite? This is an opportunity to learn more about a favorite instrument or perhaps learn about an instrument you may not be familiar with.
You will be able to make a clear and concise prediction about which instrument you think was invented first. You will be able to evaluate your prediction and decide whether or not it was correct after reading an article about the first instrument invented. You will be able to create an original and organized poster board to display your research about an instrument of your choice. You will be able to create a picture of your interpretation of your instrument to put on your poster board.
Go to each of the 4 activities and complete the assignments as shown.
Cordophones instruments whose sound is produced by the vibration of strings
Idiophones percussion instruments whose vibrating material is an elastic substance, such as metal or wood.
Membranophones percussion instruments whose vibrating material is a membrane, such as the tympani
Aerophones wind instruments and the vocal cords
Electrophones instruments which synthesize their sounds electronically.