STEAMfest 2015

Musical Instrument Building Station at STEAMfest 2015

Sponsored by the Saskatchewan Music Educators’ Association and St. John’s Music, with donations of wood supplied by Home Depot.

Some “before” pics…

St. John's Music supplied all the retired instruments and parts from their "bone collection."

The “Bone Collection”

Tools, wire, adhesives, buckets, plumbing supplies, and lots of DUCK TAPE!

Tools, buckets & adhesives

Gotta make it look fancy with a table full of decorating materials.

Decorating supplies

During…

Building a guitar

Building a guitar

What will it be?

What will it be?

This is what is what it looks like after several hundred students have been hard at work...

Running low on supplies

Running low on supplies

We sprung T out of Colonsay school to display his wooden bugle he designed for a Band and PAA project.

A Physics, Music, & PAA project

T gets interviewed by a New York film crew.

T gets interviewed by a New York film crew.

Lots of students and delegates stopped by to ask questions about this intriguing project.

T talks to students about his wooden bugle.

Some of the completed “new” musical instruments…

A "Whoville" style band instrument perhaps?

A “Whoville” style band instrument perhaps?

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The pegs on top turn to tighten or loosen the strings, which in turn change the pitch.

The pegs on top turn to tighten or loosen the strings, which in turn change the pitch.

A googlie eyed trombone-like instrument.

A googlie eyed trombone-like instrument.

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It takes two!

It takes two!

After…

Had to close a couple hours early...these kids depleted all supplies...which was great!

Had to close early when all supplies were depleted!

Students who made an instrument were allowed to keep it...After clean up, this was all that was left!

After clean up, this was all that was left!

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