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00:00:34
Find your rhythm. Come play at the Exploratorium! Now open at Pier 15 in San Francisco.

00:00:31
An introduction to the bee hummer, a simple musical instrument that sounds like a swarm of buzzing bees when you spin it around.

00:06:08
A detailed demonstration of how to make the bee hummer, including a discussion of materials needed, troubleshooting tips if your hummer isn't humming well, and a demonstration of how the instrument should be played.

00:01:27
The science behind this simple musical instrument, including the concepts of sound, vibration, and amplification.

00:00:39
An introduction to the cuica (pronounced KWEE-kah), a small friction drum used in Brazil's Carnival parade.

00:06:39
A detailed demonstration of how to make this small friction drum, including a discussion of materials needed and how different kinds of materials make for cuicas that produce different sounds.

00:01:30
The science behind this musical instrument, including the concepts of sound, vibration, resonance, and amplification.

00:01:15
An introduction to an instrument much like a saxophone but made of a water bottle and a paper tube.

00:10:32
A detailed demonstration of how to make the saxophone-like membranophone, including a discussion of materials needed.

00:01:54
The science behind the water bottle membranophone, including a discussion of how air vibrates the instrument's membrane, producing sound.