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Interacting with Sounds Part 1

If you are going to create an instrument or interface, it helps to interact with sound.

Think About

How do people interact with objects to make sounds?

Get Started

  • Find three objects in your local environment.
  • Interact with these objects by shaking them and hitting/scraping them together.

Go Further

Watch these videos and think about how these people are interacting with sound.


Think About

How do your interactions with an object affect the sound it makes?

What else can you do (other than shake, hit, and scrape) to produce different sounds with the objects you have?

Share What You Learned

Write a description, make a drawing, or make a video selfie of an interaction you had with sound that you thought was interesting.