The Effect of Humidity and Temperature on Percussive Pitch
Grade Level: 6th - 8th; Type: Physical Science
The purpose of this project is to quantify the effect of weather- in this case temperature and humidity- on musical instruments. All musicians know that the environment affects the tone of the instrument. This project tells us exactly how much.
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