Sound Boxes

These cylinders are used to produce sounds varying in intensity from loud to almost imperceptible sounds.

Sound Boxes[1]

Sound BoxesAn activity consisting of two color-coded boxes each of which has a set of six wooden cylinder shakers. When these cylinders are shaken they produce sounds varying in intensity from loud to almost imperceptible sounds.

At first the student is to recognize sounds of equal intensity with the two sets of cylinders in pairs. Then another exercise involves the student using one set to compare the six cylinders in a series from softness to loudness.