Physics and Astronomy

Junk Box Music
Objective To use any or all items in the box of junk provided to create a variety of musical instruments.
Participants Teams of up to six.

Junk Box - metal garbage can containing - scissors, string, duct tape, sandwich bag containing popcorn seeds, wood dowel lengths, clay flower pot, metal rod, 2 soup spoons, 2 pieces of chalk, 2 pop cans
with lids, one Al pie plate, 6 straws, 24" garden hose, + ???


Each team will create their instruments and use them to play their rendition of "e.g. Jingle Bells". Duration = 30-45 seconds.


Judging is based on the variety of instruments created and the quality of the music produced.

Source Nova Scotia Science and Engineering Olympics: John Hill.

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