Reflection: Joy Harmonizing With Homemade Harmonicas - Section 3: Independent Investigation


Allowing students time to investigate and experiment with their harmonicas is crucial. As you heard in my video, I could only play one sound. However, when I let my students play around, some were able to play whole tunes on theirs.

Allowing for investigation time also allows students to make connections with prior learning. This helps them to round out their learning in a way that is meaningful to them.

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Harmonizing With Homemade Harmonicas

Unit 7: Waves Aren't Just In The Sea
Lesson 8 of 9

Objective: Students understand that vibrations make sound and use this to create their own musical instruments.

Big Idea: Vibrations make sounds in musical instruments.

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Science, Waves, Harmony
  35 minutes
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