Boomwhackers

3D30.20A | Bd1
Catalog: 
3D30.20A
Location: 
Bd1
Room: 
PS F175
Quantity: 
1
3
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    There is a tube each for musical notes C,B,A,G,F,E,D, and C.
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    You can play the note by whacking your palm with the tube.
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    You can place an end cap on the tube lowering it by an octave. You play it by stomping it on the table or floor.
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    You can also find resonance with a tuning fork and its matching tube.
Date Added: 
Monday, May 24, 2004 - 12:00am
Description: 

A collection of eight tubes cut to the length for musical notes (from shortest to longest) C,B,A,G,F,E,D, and C with each note a unique color. There are also caps for each tube to change the end of the tube from an antinode to a node. A musical book is included which is color coded for each note.

Instructions: 

You can sound the tubes by striking with the palm of you hand or striking an object such as the back of a chair.
Resonance can be shown by holding a tuning fork over the end of one of the tubes.
End caps can be placed over the end of the tube to change the note. A 512 Hz tube can be made into a 1024 Hz tube by placing an cap over one end.

Purpose: 
To show the relationship between the length of tube and musical notes.
Parts: 

eight tubes eight end caps tuning forks?(Bd1) music book