1. Visit Families of the Symphony Orchestra and complete the WebQuest outlined for your there.
2. What instrument family does the xylophone belong to? What is it made of?
3. When and where was the accordion invented?
4. How many strings does a banjo have?
5. When and where did the cello first appear?
6. How many reeds does a clarinet have?
7. What kind of metal are cymbals usually made of ?
8. What does a set of modern drums include?
9. How does a flute produce sound?
10. How many keys does a piano have?
11. Who first introduced the trombone to the orchestra and in what year?
12. How many valves are on the top of a trumpet?
13. What instrument family does the tuba belong to?
14. How many strings does a violin have? What is the bow made of?
15. Click on the Percussion section of the orchestra and list the six instruments found in that section. After reading about the percussion section play the "Percussion FaceOff" game at the bottom of the page and see if you can beat Molly.
16. Click on the Woodwind section of the orchestra and read to find out how woodwinds produce musical sounds. Name seven instruments in the woodwind section and then play "Name the Woodwind" game at the bottom of the page.
17. Click on the Brass section of the orchestra and name four instruments in that section. Read to find out how do brass players produce music? Now play the Brass Match game at the bottom of the page.
18. Click on the String section of the orchestra and name four instruments in that section. How many musicians can be found in the string section? What are these instruments made of? What are their strings made of? Now play the game at the bottom of the screen and Dr. Strad put his violin back together.
19. At Zeek Games play the piano and compose up your very own song.
20. Now play Guess the Instrument game. To get back to the next game question click the flashing instrument at the top of the page.
21. Visit Kids Karaoke and click on a song... read the words and sing along with the music.
22. Visit Midi Karaoke and click on Traditional Karaoke then on Classic Rock to find "We are the Champions"... sing along with the words.


This page was last updated on September 29, 2001.
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