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Overview and Instructions


Research basic facts about instruments of the orchestra.

1. Names of the families string family.
2. Names of the instruments in each family.violin ,cello,bass, harp,
3. Picture of each instrument.
4. What each instrument is made of.
5. How each is played.
6. Describe what each instrument sounds like and find an audio or video clip of each.
7. At least 2 interesting facts about each instrument.


May create a web page, wiki page, knowledge map, Ebook, Powerpoint presentation, paper notebook, or complete instrument study books.


Use these websites to research each instrument.

The Music Room
San Francisco Kids
NY Philharmonic Kids
Learn About Instruments
DSO Kids
Oregon Symphony
Play Music
BSO Kids
Simple English Wikipedia
Wikipedia
FlickrCC (free, legal pictures)


Answer the questions below for each instrument.



String Family


Violin


Picture:
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http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160violin.jpg
What is it made of?glass

How is it played? with bow

At least 2 interesting facts. it is made of glass, and looks nice

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=3


Viola


Picture:
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What is it made of?wood

How is it played?with bow

At least 2 interesting facts.somebody drew it and its made out of wood

Describe its sound.HIGH

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=5


Cello


Picture:
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What is it made of?wood

How is it played?with abow
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At least 2 interesting facts.look's like a violin. fun to play

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=6

Bass


Picture:

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What is it made of?wood

How is it played?with a bow

At least 2 interesting facts.its blue and expensive

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=7

Woodwind Family


Flute


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=21

Oboe


Picture:
external image oboe.jpg

What is it made of? wood

How is it played? blow in it

At least 2 interesting facts. it is big and sounds awesome

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=22

Clarinet


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=24

Bassoon


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=28

Saxophone


Picture

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http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160sax.jpg
What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=28

Brass Family


Trumpet


Picture: external image photo160tpt.jpg

http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160tpt.jpg
What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=29

French Horn

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Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=32

Trombone


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=30

Tuba


Picture: external image Tuba_Santa_Hat_-_no_background_prot.jpg


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=31

Percussion Family


Snare Drum


Picture:
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What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=4

Bass Drum


Picture:


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.


Timpani


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.


What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.


Cymbals


Picture:
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What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard