IGG INVESTIGATE and EXPLORE: Choice Challenge 52

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A Challenge to suit your Unit (Make a Musical Instrument)


 2 icepop/popsicle sticks (wide ones)
 2 elastic bands
 A strip of paper the same size as the sticks
 2 pieces of tooth pick cut the same width or slightly wide than the sticks.


Make a ice pop /popsicle stick harmonica.

Place the piece of paper between the icepop sticks
Wrap an elastic band tightly around one end.
Slide a piece of tooth pick to the inside of the band under the paper.
Place the other piece of tooth pick at the other end of the icepop stick above the paper and wrap second elastic band around the end.

Now let the fun begin, see who can make the highest pitched sound or lowest.
Who can play a simple tune?



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