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teacher Prep

Lab sheet & activites

Class Movie

Watch Class Movie

Class Movie

Teacher Prep Movie

Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Sound Vibrations

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Student - 5th grade.

Your students will make clap sticks and learn to sing a native Yokuts traditional song. They will increase cultural appreciation and cultural awareness for our Native American population and they will learn that sound is made by vibrating materials.

Making clap sticks 

Explore vibrations and sound (Waves and their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer 1-PS41). Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate.

teacher Prep

Watch Class Movie

Lab sheet & activites

Class Movie

Teacher Prep Movie

Teacher Edition Lab Sheet

Student Lab Sheet

Lab Materials Needed

from Kea STEMCrate

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In Class Movie - Making a Clap Stick

 

Eagle Song Sing Along in the Native Yokuts Language

Eagle Prayer

Sung by Bobby Robinson

Yokuts Indian – California

 

He’ ah eli kah

He’ ah eli kah

Howa ka’ ah’ eh’ cho 

Heli’ manen

 

He’ ah eli kah

He’ we eli kah

 

Howa ka’ ah’ eh’ cho 

Heli’ manen

 

Wah neh hasti nen

Monah neh hasti nen

 

Howa ka’ ka’ ah’ eh’ cho 

Heli’ manen

 

He’ weh eli kah

He’ weh eli kah

 

Howa ka’ ah’ eh’ cho 

Heli’ manen

 

Wah neh hasty nen

Monah neh hasty nen

 

Howa ka’ ah’ eh’ cho 

Heli’ manen

The clap stick is an ancient musical instrument used by the Yokuts Tribe of California. The Clap Stick is made by splitting an Elderberry branch so that two halves of the stick can clap together. The vibrations in the wood make a clapping noise that you can use to make music.

The Clap Stick