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Engineering is Elementary: Kwame's Sound

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Presented by Challenger Learning Center of Tallahassee at Online/Virtual Space

Jun 10 2020
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Jul 31 2020
Engineering is Elementary: Kwame's Sound

Layne reads to us from the storybook Kwame’s Sound, which introduces a young drummer from Ghana.

Layne reads to us from the storybook Kwame’s Sound, which introduces a young drummer from Ghana who is blind; his father, an acoustical engineer, shows Kwame that sound is vibration and can be represented with both visual symbols (such as musical notation and spectrograms) and tactile symbols. Check out the corresponding activity with Nika, on how to build a homemade drum: https://youtu.be/0kHmURczwvs

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  • Layne reads to us from the storybook Kwame’s Sound, which introduces a young drummer from Ghana who is blind; his father, an acoustical engineer, shows Kwame that sound is vibration and can be represented with both visual symbols (such as musical notation and spectrograms) and tactile symbols. Check out the corresponding activity with Nika, on how to build a homemade drum: https://youtu.be/0kHmURczwvs

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