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00:01:30
The science behind this musical instrument, including the concepts of sound, vibration, resonance, and amplification.

00:00:24
An introduction to a crowd-pleasing noisemaker called a sound sandwich, which you can adjust to raise or lower its pitch.

00:02:32
A detailed demonstration of how to make this primitive wind instrument using little more than a straw, two craft sticks, and some rubber bands.

00:01:48
The science behind this instrument, including a discussion of how vibration produces sound, and how long, massive objects vibrate slowly and produce a low-pitched sound, while shorter, less massive objects vibrate quickly and produce a high-pitched sound.

00:01:15
An introduction to an instrument much like a saxophone but made of a water bottle and a paper tube.

00:10:32
A detailed demonstration of how to make the saxophone-like membranophone, including a discussion of materials needed.

00:01:54
The science behind the water bottle membranophone, including a discussion of how air vibrates the instrument's membrane, producing sound.

00:18:47
Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty as he serves up more hands-on activities related to science in Antarctica.

00:23:05
Join Exploratorium senior scientist Paul Doherty as he serves up hands-on activities related to science in Antarctica.

00:53:52
In this zany competition teachers have ten minutes to create a science activity from a special secret ingredient. This week: wire!