The IDEAS Engineering Journal is meant to be used to engineer improvements to an existing design. Have you built a glider or a wobble head rattle writer or ANYTHING? Use this journal to brainstorm modifications, try them out, test your design with a customer, and come up with an improved final design. A few screen…

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Make a hip-hoppin’ java jive bass out of an old coffee can. Put on your homemade tuxedo and conduct your own orchestra. Those are just some of the fun projects and activities you’ll enjoy as you discover the mysteries and melodies behind the science of music and sound.

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Written for adults, this hands-on guide demonstrates how to make easy musical instruments with children. Detailed instructions are included for making more than 60 unique instruments that are suitable for children as young as five years.

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Flutes, harps, guitars, pianos, drums All musical instruments use fundamental properties of physics to produce their sounds. In this instructive manual, Robert Gardner explains how to build homemade versions of a variety of instruments, all while learning about frequency, vibration, harmonics, and more.

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When the recording of Tubby the Tuba was first released, it met with instant success, and it went on to sell 13 million copies. Now, these classic characters have been reimagined by Henry Cole in this stunning picture book, which comes complete with a CD of the author’s performance with full orchestration. This is a…

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Now you can go along too, as Tom Paxton’s classic song comes to life in this boisterous picture book.

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