How Do Organ Pipes Work?

Discover how simple air is tranformed into music as it travels through the pipes of the organ. Learn how the materials used to construct the pipes, as well as the size of the pipes, all contribute to the sound they make.

These videos are intersting on their own, but are used to illustrate and demonstrate topics found in the printable, How Do Organ Pipes Work? It is available for purchase here and in the Maestro Heights Store.

Grade Levels: This course is for middle school students and up, and is suitable for classroom, homeschool or music studio (be sure you have the correct license for your use).

Printable: How Do Organ Pipes Work?

Mini-Course duration: Four sessions of 30-45 minutes each

Session 1: Lesson pages 1 – 2
Project 1

Session 2: Lesson pages 3 – 4
Project 2

Session 3: Lesson pages 5 – 6
Project 3

Sessions 4: No lesson pages
Project 4

Video is a review of pipe organ families of sound.

Project 4 may also be used as a final quiz for the mini-course.

Bonus video: I appreciate the information – as well as the enthusiasm – in this classic video on the physics of sound using organ pipes. “I hope you see, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, that I am having much abundant fun.” 🙂

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The printable for this mini-course may be used for one classroom, one private studio or one homeschool classroom. It may not be shared. Additional licenses for multiple classrooms , including homeschool co-ops, are available here.