STEAM behind Wind Instruments

STEAM Education

STEAM is an educational approach to discover learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics as access points for guiding moppet’s inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking.

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STEM or STEAM behind the Pan Flute

Science

As you blow the straw, the air in the straw vibrates. So what you are really hearing is the air within the straw. You can change the pitch by changing the length of the straw. A long straw delivers a low note. A short straw delivers a high note.

Engineering

Kids have the chance to manufacture and outline their own instrument. They can see how the placement of the various lengths of the straws affects the ability to use the flute.

Art

The wind instruments can be decorated to express your tyke’s imagination! They additionally have the chance to compose and record their own particular music.

Math

Kids should measure and compare lengths all together to make their straw wind instrument.

This is such a perfect way of learning some science at home.  If you’re looking out on how to make Pan Flutes at home then click here.  If Need more theme based learning ideas? Be sure to check out the rest of our theme learning activities and shelf!


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Article by Vaishnavi Yelchur


 

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