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SOUND -- Build an Edison style phonograph!

Ages 8 and up
48 page science book with materials


Build a working Edison Phonograph!

Build 20 different projects to explore
Sound Vibrations!

  • Build a working Edison style phonograph
  • Record and play back your own sound recordings
  • Vibrate your vocal cords and visualize your voice print
  • Measure sound with a decibel meter
  • Use an audiometer to test your hearing
  • Hear and transmit sounds many adults cannot hear!
  • Make a kazoo and a banjo
  • Play a tune on water glasses
  • Play the sound location game
  • Transmit sounds through solids, liquids and gases
  • Determine if sound waves travel through a vacuum
  • Use a slinky to model sound waves
  • Bounce, absorb and amplify sound waves
  • Listen to your heart beat and explore how your ear works
  • Discover whether fish have ears, what dogs can hear
    and how dolphins, whales and bats use sound
  • Spin a sound tube to Doppler shift sound

Item #7807.................................list price $29.95 USD

Requires THREE "AA" batteries

Author’s Comment:
This kit includes the parts for building a working Edison Phonograph.
BE SURE TO ENTER the Portal to Discovery to access the APPS, downloads and video coaching for this kit.


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