Students will investigate the relationship between frequency and pitch, as well as the length of a Palm Pipe and frequency and pitch.
groups of 4
2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.7, 4.3
|Lesson Components||Time||Inquiry Skills||Tech. Used||Engage Level||Brief Description|
|Engage||3-5 min||3.1||Internet, video||1||Students will watch a PVC music video and observe how sound/music is made.|
|Explore||5 min (Act.1), 15 min (Act.2), 15 min (Act.3)||2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.7, 4.3||Guitar tuner app, calculator||3||Students will collect length, frequency and musical pitch data for a set of 15 (3/4”) Palm Pipes.|
|Explain||(incorporated in Explore)|
|Expand||25 min||2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.7, 4.3||Guitar tuner app, calculator||3||Students will collect length, frequency and musical pitch data for a set of 15 (1”) Palm Pipes and compare their results to those obtained in the Explore.|
|Evaluate||10 min, 10 min (wrap-up)||Smartboard to project music||3||Wrap up: Students will perform Palm Pipe music using the musical pitch data from the lesson.|
|Level of Student Engagement|
|1||Low||Listen to lecture, observe the teacher, individual reading, teacher demonstration, teacher-centered instruction|
|2||Medium||Raise questions, lecture with discussion, record data, make predictions, technology interaction with assistance|
|3||High||Hands-on activity or inquiry; critique others, draw conclusions, make connections, problem-solve, student-centered|
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