Phil Tulga: Musical Geometry with Origami
Phil Tulga

Learn how to fold origami poppers out of paper. It helps to develop spatial sense by working with geometric shapes, and it also makes a surprisingly loud popping sound!

Phil Tulga: Panpipes
Phil Tulga

If you’re interested in building a pan flute, or a set of pan pipes, this is the page for you!

Phil Tulga: Tubular Glockenspiel
Phil Tulga

Play the virtual glockenspiel, learn how to make your instrument, and discover all of the great songs your homemade glockenspiel can play.

Mystery Science: How Do They Make Silly Sounds in Cartoons?
Mystery Science

In this Mystery, students investigate vibrations as a source of sound effects for movies.

The Kennedy Center: Brass Instruments and Pitch
The Kennedy Center

Slides, valves, buttons – what do all those things on the brass instruments really do?

The Kennedy Center: Woodwind Instruments and Pitch
The Kennedy Center

What makes a flute sound different from a saxophone?


DK Find Out! Science

Find out facts and try some quizzes about the science and technology all around us, famous scientists and their discoveries, and inventions that changed the world.

Raising da Vinci: 10 Easy No-Prep Science Experiments That Keep Kids Busy
Raising da Vinci

You need very little to do most of these experiments and you probably have almost everything you need for all 10 in your home RIGHT NOW!

OpenStax: University Physics Vol. 1

University Physics is a three-volume collection that meets the scope and sequence requirements for two- and three-semester calculus-based physics courses.

Steve Spangler Science: Musical Straw
Steve Spangler Science

Any sound means something, somewhere is vibrating. There won’t be any question as to whom made this squawk.

Steve Spangler Science: Screaming Balloon
Steve Spangler Science

The science sound that’s sure to drive parents wild!

Steve Spangler Science: Cornstarch Monsters – Science Fair Experiment
Steve Spangler Science

An awesome visualization of sound waves and frequency using oobleck!