Brass Instruments Uncoiled


  • Aug 21 2010 12:12 PM

    Robert Preston

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise standards matching team. This could be a very fun activity to do with children.

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This resource, from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra's DSOkids Web site, provides guidelines for discovering the lengths of brass instruments when their tubing is uncoiled. The page features an explanation of the trumpet's evolution, a list of materials, step-by-step instructions, measuring activities using printouts of uncoiled instruments, and an extension activity.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: TK/K to 8

    Topics: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, Mathematics, Music, Measurement & Geometry, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis

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    Tool for: Administrators, Parents, Teachers


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    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning